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Re: x11/openmotif weak aliases build error on Darwin with clang

On 9/6/13 7:13 PM, Ryo ONODERA wrote:
> Hi,
> From: "J. Lewis Muir" <>, Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2013 
> 16:08:48 -0500
>> The x11/openmotif package fails to build for me on Darwin (Mac OS X
>> 10.8.4) using clang (Apple LLVM version 4.2 (clang-425.0.28) (based on
>> LLVM 3.2svn)).  It is failing because clang does not support weak
>> aliases.
>> I've created an upstream bug report at
>> The bug report includes patches to fix the problem.  The fix is to add a
>> weak-aliases-support test to Autoconf to test whether the compiler
>> supports weak aliases.
>> I've created similar patches against the pkgsrc package and attached
>> them to this email.  distinfo.patch is a patch against the distinfo file
>> to make it aware of the new patch files.  The patch-* files should be
>> placed in the patches directory of the package.
>> Could these changes be committed to the pkgsrc tree?
> How about x11/motif?
> x11/motif is newer than x11/openmotif, and x11/motif is released under LGPL,
> that is open source (openmotif is not open source software).
> And x11/motif is default motif of OS X/Darwin.

Hi, Ryo.

Well, I didn't know any of that.  I'm happy to try x11/motif.  Thanks
for the suggestion.

Unfortunately, I just tried x11/motif, and it has the same weak aliases
problem as x11/openmotif, so I'll need to get a patch set worked up for
it (unless you or someone else wants to do it).



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