Subject: Re: pkg/35210: graphics/netpbm cannot be built under Interix-3.5
To: None <gnats-bugs@NetBSD.org>
From: Aleksey Cheusov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/08/2006 23:12:03
>> > What does upstream they about this? I think it is reasonable, but it
>> > might be better to talk with the authors first. Infact, doing a real
>> > configure check would be a better idea.
>> If I were upstream, I could tell "our software is correct, talk
>> to microsoft", but this is loooong way. I'll notify png upstream
>> maintainers anyway.
> I meant using --version-script when it is not supported. That
> doesn't really sound like a png problem.
a) MS's problem is that 'ld --help' lists not supported options.
b) ld --version-script crashed somewhere internally,
but ld's exit code is zero.
2) png's problem
'ld --help' is too weak test for --version-script.
MS's problems are more serious, of course.
> Or am I misunderstanding your problem?
Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.