Subject: Re: Kerberos not linked with proper libs on ELF? [was: Re: qpopper
To: None <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/25/2001 03:03:29
On Sat, 25 Aug 2001 wrote:
> a) the check for krb_recvauth() in libkrb should succeed on all netbsd
>    ports, as it really is in that library
> b) libkrb should be linked with libcrypt, libroken and so on or programms
>    depending on libkrb should also be linked with these libs
> ?!?

yes & yes

> i dont't have a '/usr/lib/' (symlink ?) here, only a
> '/usr/lib/' and i don't get an output if i run ldd with it,
> as it isn't a shared object here
> at least i get some of the above symbols if i do a
> 'nm -g /usr/lib/'

Hum, I'd have expected a, but that's not the problem.
I don't know enough about our toolchain, esp. the a.out part, to 
debug this.

> iirc, the .a libs are used for a.out linking and .so for elf linking ?

No. .a == static lib, .so == dynamic (shared) lib/object.

 - Hubert

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