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

Pascal Terjan pterjan at gmail.com
Sun Feb 19 17:23:57 CET 2012

On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 15:55, David Walser <luigiwalser at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 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.

It's not a vm and it has either 8GB of ram (ecosse) or 12GB (jonund)
+4GB swap...

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