Community technical support mailing list was retired 2010 and replaced with a professional technical support team. For assistance please contact: Pre-sales Technical support via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tony Hoyle wrote: > David Somers wrote: >> It really looks like something has gone weird with the way targets are >> evaluated... I managed to get things working from within the gentoo >> ebuild by dropping into ufc-crypt and doing make *before* doing make in >> the top directory. Its ugly, but it seems to work. >> > There's no difference in the way that works or the way for example > libz.a is linked in the main code - and that's worked for years. They are in sub-dirs... but ufc-crypt is being pulled in in a sibling dir (wrt cvsapi)... that's the ever-so-subtle difference. > > See also libmdnsclient, libexpat, libpcre... > > Sounds like some sort of gentoo bug but I can't think how you could > selectively break a build like that... Probably more feature than bug... its build management system is quite picky and throws wobbles at times (sometimes for legitimate reasons and other times not)... I got the darn thing to compile now, and I'm not going to delve into it any more (since I want to retain what little sanity I have). -- David Somers typographer/programmer/whatever