Build using configure on Solaris fails to find NSPR libs



14 years ago
14 years ago


(Reporter: richm, Assigned: richm)


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14 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.2) Gecko/20040805 Netscape/7.2
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.2) Gecko/20040805 Netscape/7.2

This only happens with libprldap and libssldap.  It uses -L$(dist_libdir) to
find the NSPR libs but they are actually in dist/PLATFORM/lib.  I've changed it
to use -L$(DIST)/$(RELEASE_OBJDIR_NAME)/lib and it works, but I don't know if
that is the most appropriate macro to use.

Reproducible: Always

Comment 1

14 years ago
Created attachment 181901 [details]
Diffs for fix

Uses $(DIST)/$(RELEASE_OBJDIR_NAME)/lib to find the NSPR shared libs.


14 years ago
Assignee: mcs → richm

Comment 2

14 years ago
Why is this only a problem on Solaris?

Comment 3

14 years ago
I don't know.  I suspect that it will be a problem on other platforms that
require shared libraries to link against when building a shared libraries. 
Another way to do it would be to omit the NSPR libraries when linking  Are they really required?  It seems that linking
does not require the NSS libraries, only the NSPR libraries.  I'm not sure why.

Comment 4

14 years ago
A little more digging reveals that Solaris builds just fine without building in
any dependencies to the NSPR shared libraries.

On Linux, and are built with no run time dependencies.

Other components do build in dependencies.  For example, NSS builds in run time
dependencies to NSPR.

It seems like the right thing to do is to build in run time dependencies to NSPR
and NSS on all platforms, to at least make it consistent.

Comment 5

14 years ago
I'd like to go ahead and check in the fix listed in the diffs, to at least
enable building on Solaris using the configure build method.

Comment 6

14 years ago
Checking in mozilla/directory/c-sdk/ldap/libraries/libprldap/;
/cvsroot/mozilla/directory/c-sdk/ldap/libraries/libprldap/,v  <--
new revision: 5.11; previous revision: 5.10
Checking in mozilla/directory/c-sdk/ldap/libraries/libssldap/;
/cvsroot/mozilla/directory/c-sdk/ldap/libraries/libssldap/,v  <--
new revision: 5.9; previous revision: 5.8


14 years ago
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
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