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Re: libtool warning on redhat 7.1 native mipsel compile

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: libtool warning on redhat 7.1 native mipsel compile
From: "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 21:42:34 -0800
Cc: Adrian.Hulse@taec.toshiba.com, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20020111212620.A4809@dea.linux-mips.net>; from ralf@oss.sgi.com on Fri, Jan 11, 2002 at 09:26:20PM -0800
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On Fri, Jan 11, 2002 at 09:26:20PM -0800, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> 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.

Ok. Please try

ftp://oss.sgi.com/pub/linux/mips/redhat/7.1/SRPMS/libtool-1.3.5-8.3.src.rpm

You have to rebuild it on your Linux/mips system with

# su
# rpm --rebuild libtool-1.3.5-8.3.src.rpm

Let me know if it works for you.


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