[blfs-dev] Stunnel-5.10 configure: problem with ld from Binutils-2.24

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Jan 25 14:41:38 PST 2015

Fernando de Oliveira wrote:
> On 25-01-2015 17:12, Pierre Labastie wrote:
>> Tested on an i686 VM, gcc-4.9.2, binutils-2.25: everything seems OK (program
>> installed but not tested).
>> The interesting (not so actually) story is with x86_64: the test fails silently:
>> ---------------------------
>> checking if gcc static flag -static works... no
>> checking if gcc supports -c -o file.o... yes
>> --------------------------
> I sent the other message, just because it had possibly relevant information.
> Thank you so much, Pierre!!!!
> I think the ticket can now be closed. I will include the sed:
> sed -i '/LDFLAGS.*static_flag/ s/^/#/' configure
> for those still using binutils-2.24.
> Hope we remember to remove it when the freeze period begins, because I
> believe the released book doesn't support previous release (am I correct
> on that?)

Sometimes we mention earlier releases.  A one line entry in a note will 
suffice.  We can leave it for 7.7.

For some systems with binutils versions prior to 2.25, configure may 
fail.  If necessary, fix it with:</para>


   -- Bruce

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