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Re: Failed install - libgen.so doesn't exist

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, flyvholm(at)fys(dot)ku(dot)dk, pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Failed install - libgen.so doesn't exist
Date: 2006-02-01 16:54:44
Message-ID: 200602011654.k11Gsi023838@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
> > Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > > Tom Lane wrote:
> > >> Now that we have the buildfarm I think that experimentation with this
> > >> sort of thing is a lot less risky than it used to be.  I think we should
> > >> be working towards a project policy that AC_CHECK_LIB calls shalt not
> > >> use "main", but must name some symbol exported by the expected library.
> > >> If we can't find out what symbols the library is expected to provide,
> > >> it's time to dike it out.
> > 
> > > Agreed.  Anyone want to do the legwork?
> > 
> > It's not possible for any one person to do the legwork, but if several
> > people would look to see what the story is on their platforms, we would
> > have enough info to get started.  We need to know which libraries
> > actually get sucked in and some plausible exported names to test for
> > each one.
> > 
> > I'll report on HPUX, Linux, and OSX later today, if no one beats me to
> > it.
> 
> You want the Makefile.global LIBS line?  On BSD/OS it is:
> 
> 	LIBS = -lintl -lssl -lcrypto -lz -lreadline -ltermcap -lgetopt \
> 		-lcompat -lipc -ldl -lm -lutil

Uh, can't we pull this line from all the buildfarm members and just
aggregate all the used libraries?

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