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Re: PostgreSQL and libtool

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 07:05:42PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 11:59:00AM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> > That often works fine; the problem is that the patches to make
> > PostgreSQL use libtool don't work right; PostgreSQL has its own fairly
> > complicated shlib spport system and in this case that seems to work
> > better than our force-libtool approach.  I don't think people are
> > arguing that pkgsrc swapping in libtool is in general bad, but rather
> > that in this particular case we're worse off.
> Are we? How often did we have problems with the libtool build?
> Compare the history of the Darwin rules in PostgreSQL itself. It was
> broken a number of times, too. The most likely candidate for the current
> OSX fallout is -bundle. The easiest way to fix this is figure out how
> the plsql module is built in both cases (with and w/o libtool).

I just found a round tuit to borrow someone's MacOS 10.4/XCode 2.5 laptop,
boostrapped a current pkgsrc on it, and built postgresql90 successfully,
presumably with libtool.

I take it I missed the boat?



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