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Bug 152111 - libbind.la screws up compiling other packages
libbind.la screws up compiling other packages
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: bind (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jason Vas Dias
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2005-03-24 17:39 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-28 09:30:37 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2005-03-24 17:39:59 EST
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Description of problem:
When compiling the openldap from SRPMS, libtool fails attempting to link with /usr/lib/libbind.a since no FC3 package provide any such file.  Problem was resolved by removing from /usr/lib/libbind.la the following line:

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install FC3
2.Install src.rpm of openldap
3.Run rpmbuild

Actual Results:  libtool fails to link with /usr/lib/libbind.a

Expected Results:  Either libbind.a should be provided as part of bind-libs or the libbind.la should not have a reference to it (such that libtool does a shared link)

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jason Vas Dias 2005-03-24 17:54:10 EST
The bind-libbind package DOES provide /usr/lib/libbind.a . 

If it is not there, it was somehow removed from your system and
reinstalling the package should correct this.

But openldap should be compiled to use libresolv.a instead of libbind -
the openldap configure script incorrectly picks up libbind instead of

This openldap problem has been fixed with openldap-2.2.23-4, in FC4 -
downloading this src.rpm and building it or just removing the optional
bind-libbind package should fix your problem.

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