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

From: "J. Lewis Muir" <>, Date: Sat, 07 Sep 2013 
08:24:14 -0500

> 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).


I have committed your patches to pkgsrc/x11/motif.
pkgsrc/x11/motif is built on my OS X 10.8.4 with clang.
Please cvs update -dP and try again.

openmotif part should be done by MAINTAINER.

Thank you.

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