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Re: [Bug-readline] making shared link failures fatal

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] making shared link failures fatal
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 11:14:04 -0400

> atm, any link failure in the shared library dir is ignored.  is this
> really necessary considering there is a --disable-shared configure
> flag ?
> here's a patch i wrote long ago:
> http://sources.gentoo.org/sys-libs/readline/files/readline-5.2-no-ignore-shlib-errors.patch

I'm reluctant to do this, because shared library creation and installation
is enabled by default.  I don't want to kill a build because the install
fails.  The --disable-shared option is something a user has to specify, and
few people do that the first time out.


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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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