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Re: libtool warning on redhat 7.1 native mipsel compile

To: "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>
Subject: Re: libtool warning on redhat 7.1 native mipsel compile
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 21:26:20 -0800
Cc: Adrian.Hulse@taec.toshiba.com, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20020111120806.A28902@lucon.org>; from hjl@lucon.org on Fri, Jan 11, 2002 at 12:08:06PM -0800
References: <OFBDC20C8C.A135D7FF-ON88256B3E.006DCF0C@taec.com> <20020111120806.A28902@lucon.org>
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On Fri, Jan 11, 2002 at 12:08:06PM -0800, H . J . Lu wrote:

> > I don't know for sure just yet, the package takes a long time to compile.
> > The last time I compiled the package it failed to build - whether it is due
> > to the warnings or not I don't really know - maybe not.
> > 
> 
> libtool is very fragile. If it doesn't cause the failure, I won't touch
> it.

This bug may result in libraries not getting linked against certain other
libraries thus DT_NEEDED entries missing.  Frequently that's harmless but
it breaks a few packages.  I remember fixing this in a large number of
RH 7.0 packages.

Bug are rarely harmless just their consequences are subtle.

  Ralf

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