Pending package updates, any gotchas?

Matthew Burgess ca9mbu at hermes.sunderland.ac.uk
Tue Jul 29 11:37:15 PDT 2003


On Tue, 29 Jul 2003 13:59:44 -0400
"Jeremy Utley" <jeremy at jutley.org> wrote:

> > From: lfs-dev-bounces at linuxfromscratch.org
> > [mailto:lfs-dev-bounces at linuxfromscratch.org]On Behalf Of Matthew
> > Burgess
> 
> 
> 
> > On 29 Jul 2003 10:57:37 -0600
> > Gerard Beekmans <gerard at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> 
> > You may want to consider dropping libtool back to 1.4.2 - there's
> > been several reports on the blfs-support lists about version 1.5
> > breaking .so
> > library creation in the recompiled shadow packages and some gnome
> > packages as well.
> 
> 
> The problems with Libtool 1.5 are due to improper patching in the BLFS
> instructions for shadow and fam.  See the previous threads in BLFS-Dev
> and here for more info - especially stuff by me.  IMHO, the issues
> with libtool 1.5 need to be addressed by the BLFS maintainers, and in
> fact, the problems with fam are in BLFS's bugzilla.

See
http://archives.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/blfs-support/2003-July/043124.html
- I'm not convinced that there isn't something wrong with libtool-1.5
although I'd love it to be proved one way or the other to be honest.

Cheers,

Matt.



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