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Re: Plugin support for FreeBSD and OS X


The problem is that on FreeBSD -ldl is not available or required, the
functionality is provided by libc

Nicholas "Indy" Ray

On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 3:05 PM, Ian Lance Taylor <iant@google.com> wrote:
> "Nicholas \"Indy\" Ray" <arelius@gmail.com> writes:
>
>> Indeed, I've sent in a small patch for a warning I got on FreeBSD,
>> however I'm not sure how to get autoconf to check the host system,
>> I'll examine other locations in the code and see if I can't cobble a
>> patch together.
>
> When possible, a configure script should test for features, not
> operating systems. ?So, for example, the goal would be not to check
> for FreeBSD, but rather to check for the availability of -ldl, which
> is typically done using AC_CHECK_LIB.
>
> Ian
>


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