[Mageia-dev] removal of .la from libxt breaks xpdf build

David Walser luigiwalser at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 19 16:55:32 CET 2012

Funda Wang wrote:
> ? 2012-2-12 ??12:08?"David Walser" <luigiwalser at yahoo.com>???
>> D Morgan asked us to say if removal of .la files broke anything.  It
>> breaks xpdf, and I don't know if it's fixable.  xpdf needs libXt.la to
>> build libxpdf.la, and the xpdf build is heavily dependent on libxpdf.la.
>>  See xpdf-3.03-shared.diff for example.
> The problem is xpdf depends on lesstif, it will bring libXt.la. But lesstif
> cannot be built now for some reasons.

OK, I see that Funda synced lesstif with Mandriva and fixed the package.  It now builds locally and I believe it is OK.  On the build system, 
it always fails with gcc segfaulting, and it fails at a different place every time.  I have seen this with other packages where eventually it 
will work, and it seems to be a resources issue that causes it.  It appears not enough resources (probably RAM) are allocated to the VM (I'm 
assuming it's a VM) on the build system to build this package.

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