[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Fwd: Re: libtool/libltdl bug

From: Peter O'Gorman
Subject: Fwd: Re: libtool/libltdl bug
Date: Sun, 20 Dec 2009 11:50:35 -0600
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20091014 Fedora/3.0-2.8.b4.fc11 Thunderbird/3.0b4

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: libtool/libltdl bug
Date: Sun, 20 Dec 2009 18:24:51 +0100
From: Alan DeKok <address@hidden>
To: FreeRadius users mailing list <address@hidden>, address@hidden

Peter O'Gorman wrote:
We received a bug report about libltdl, but there is not really enough
information to diagnose the problem, perhaps someone here would be able
to provide us with the reasoning of why this is a bug in ltdl.


Note that I am subscribed in order to post, but have set it so that I
don't receive email from the list, so please keep me in CC.

  I've CC'd.

  The problem is building a program using libtool && libltdl, then when
trying to link, getting:

  ... undefined reference to `lt__PROGRAM__LTX_preloaded_symbols'

After *much* rooting through the libtool && libltdl code, my rant is here:


  It is a *horrible* bug.  Just use Google to search for
"lt__PROGRAM__LTX_preloaded_symbols", and you'll get *tons* of hits from
people trying to figure out and work around this program.

  We've worked around it locally be enabling some disgusting hacks in
the code that are used only when you define the pre-processor directive:


  Yes, I'm upset.  I've spent 10 years using libtool & libltdl.  We're
at the point where they come close to *creating* more problems than they

  Alan DeKok.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]