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Re: pkg/47297: fonts/ttmkfdir2 fails to build with PKGSRC_COMPILER=clang
The following reply was made to PR pkg/47297; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Thomas Klausner <wiz%NetBSD.org@localhost>
To: NetBSD bugtracking <gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/47297: fonts/ttmkfdir2 fails to build with
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2012 08:36:50 +0100
On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 01:15:04AM +0000, Daniel Loffgren wrote:
> That does get them to build without needing explicit tags. However,
> libtool-base is a dependency of lang/clang in pkgsrc, which creates a
> sort of chicken and egg issue if you don't have clang to start with, and
> do build it from source. Additionally, security/nettle already has CC
> tags added to the libtool lines via pkgsrc patches, but not LD tags. I
> could be overlooking something, but wouldn't it be better to just be
> explicit in both cases, and not depend on a libtool that was built
> with/after whatever compiler you may be using?
clang is included in the base system e.g. in OS X and even NetBSD (if
you compile the world with the right flags) so it also depends how you
get it installed.
Using a libtool built for a different might cause other problems as
well, so you have to rebuild it after a compiler change. Sorry.
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