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Re: [PATCH, Modula-2 (C/C++/D/F/Go/Jit)] (Register spec fn) (v2)


On 09.07.19 23:30, Matthias Klose wrote:
> On 09.07.19 21:48, Gaius Mulley wrote:
>> Matthias Klose <doko@ubuntu.com> writes:
>>
>>>>  - libpth.{a,so} is installed in the system libdir, which
>>>>    conflicts with the installation of the libpth packages
>>>>    on most distros.
>>>
>>> found out that a system provided libpth can be used.  Otoh if you build the
>>> in-tree libpth, it shouldn't be installed, but built as a convenience library,
>>> like libgo using libffi, or libgphobos using zlib.
>>
>> Hi Matthias,
>>
>> as far as I know Redhat doesn't support libpth-dev - therefore it was
>> decided to include libpth in the gm2 tree and autodetect build/install
>> it as necessary.
> 
> That's ok, but then please don't install it as a system library.  that's what
> convenience libraries are for (a libpth.a built with -fPIC, which you can link
> against).

I still think installing libpth is wrong, however currently all multilib
variants install into $libdir, and not into the system multilib dir, e.g. lib64,
lib32, ...  So the last multilib wins, and you end up with the wrong arch in
your $libdir.

Matthias



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