Subject: Re: gnumeric vs perl = libtool vs binutils on NetBSD-current
To: None <,>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/12/2006 19:27:58
On Sun, Mar 12, 2006 at 07:15:17PM +0100, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> Hi!
> On 3.99.1[56], since the binutils update, gnumeric doesn't compile any longer.
> The build there fails with:

> I wonder why libtool converts
> 	/usr/pkg/lib/perl5/5.8.0/i386-netbsd-thread-multi/auto/DynaLoader/DynaLoader.a
> to
> 	/usr/pkg/lib/perl5/5.8.0/i386-netbsd-thread-multi/auto/DynaLoader/libDynaLoader_pic.a 

What I found was some code in pkgsrc/mk in these files:


Thats the place were it will be converted.

> So what does libtool do differently with binutils 2.16.1
> than with binutils 2.15-20041204?

I would also like to know the reason why the old 'hack' doesn't work anymore.