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Re: AIX5.x bug in libtool as generated by configure script used by couri

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: AIX5.x bug in libtool as generated by configure script used by courier-authlib-0.57)
Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2005 13:13:48 +0100
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* Ralf Wildenhues wrote on Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 01:52:50PM CET:
> * Jørgen Moth wrote on Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 01:41:49PM CET:
> > 
> > The libtool script generated by the configure script is not well
> > suited for the courier-authlib package when installed on AIX 5.x.
> > The configure script erroneously presumes that the IBM linker
> > automatically will locate and include all objects that define the
> > symbols being listed in the exp-file.
> > Owing to this mistake the code for aix4 and aix5 in the script sets
> > whole_archive_flag_spec='   ' (a single space), thereby activating a
> > wrong branch of the convenience library code in libtool.
> > After having modified this setting to whole_archive_flag_spec=
> > (empty),  thereby suppressing linker-automated whole-archive
> > processing on AIX5, courier-authlib installs smoothly!
> Thank you for this bug report.  In fact, we have fixed this behavior in
> the CVS HEAD version of Libtool (along with a couple more changes for
> AIX), but not ported the patch back to branch-1-5.  
> I'll go and see if I can find the commits that fixed this, and backport
> them.

I've found a couple of missing bits, applied one, and will ask on
libtool-patches about another.


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