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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] libxc: build fixes

Ian Campbell writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] libxc: build fixes"):
> On Tue, 2011-01-11 at 10:41 +0000, Olaf Hering wrote:
> > This is incomplete. flask does not build because linking fails with
> > missing dlopen/dlsym etc. This change fixes it for me.

Thanks for the report.  I see Keir has applied this patch.

> I thought there was a way to convince ld to do this sort of thing
> automatically without forcing higher layers to know all about the
> transitive dependencies.

Not really.  The closest thing is pkg-config.  libtool has something
which tries to do this bug libtool is the work of the devil.

> However we've got a bunch of this stuff already and I don't think anyone
> really wants to go messing with the build system so close to the 4.1-rc0
> anyway so:

Certainly, that too :-).


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