[unixODBC-dev] ltdl

Nick Gorham nick at lurcher.org
Thu Mar 10 06:41:20 GMT 2005


Peter Harvey wrote:

> Nick,
>
> I think this is worth mentioning again. I just built unixODBC from cvs 
> on my x86_64 (quad xeon) SuSE 9.1 box. I was getting that problem 
> where the file extensions were missing on the libraries. This appears 
> to be a result of using the ltdl (and related) stuff in unixODBC 
> instead of what is installed on my system.
>
> I try the "--enable-ltdllib=yes" configure option but it seems to 
> favour the one in unixODBC even with this option. So, for me, I use a 
> version of the root Makefile.am which does not have ltdl in it, I move 
> the ltdl stuff out of the way, and I libtoolize. I have a script which 
> does this (ForPeter.sh).
>
> This is, of course, is messy.
>
> Seems to me that the build scripts can be made to work. I suppose I 
> could take a stab at making it happen?
>
> Peter
>
> btw: using the systems ltdl etc in this way does not solve the problem 
> with missing ini symbols during linking of stuff like DataManager - I 
> still have to have libini in the am file for that to work on *this* 
> machine.

Hmm, its a tricky one that. Remove the included ltdl and move to Solaris 
and it won't build. The solution is a newer libtool. I will try and get 
around to that.

-- 
Nick



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