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

Fernando de Oliveira famobr at yahoo.com.br
Sun Jan 25 15:01:34 PST 2015

On 25-01-2015 19:41, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> 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.
> <note><para>
> For some systems with binutils versions prior to 2.25, configure may
> fail.  If necessary, fix it with:</para>
> <screen>...sed...</screen>
> </note>

Thanks, Bruce.

I made the change according to your suggestion, but sudenly my
connection is having problem with svn. If I don't commit tonight, will
do as first task in the morning.


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