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Re: "libiconv" package doesn't build under Solaris

On Thu, Jan 07, 2010 at 01:29:16PM +0000, Patrick Welche wrote:
> > It turns out that at least the Solaris/GCC case can easily be fixed
> > by not using "libtool". My guess that the old "libtool" just didn't
> > understand what it was supposed to do and simply passed all the
> > options to "gcc". And that works absolutely fine.
> I think I have to stand up for libtool: this is cruft is libiconv's
>, not things that libtool invents for itself...

Yes, I have to agree. The rules are plain broken. They try to build
and link a shared object in one stage which isn't a supported use case.

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                        

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