[Buildroot] Feedback ?

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Mon Oct 20 13:48:14 UTC 2008

Le Wed, 15 Oct 2008 16:47:37 +0200,
Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> a écrit :

> Make sure libraries are visible when building packages
> This patch adds an LDFLAGS variable before calling the configure
> script of any package, in order to fix two problems :
>  * Some configure scripts were not able to compile the test programs
>    used to test whether zlib was properly installed. The configure
>    scripts are properly using -lz, but the
>    -L/path/to/staging_dir/usr/lib option was not present, leading to
>    build failure.
>  * While linking applications, for example the applications included
> in the fontconfig package, I had build failures like :
> /usr/local/uclibc-0.9.28-2/arm/lib/gcc/arm-linux-uclibc/3.4.5/../../../../arm-linux-uclibc/bin/ld.real:
> warning: libfreetype.so.6, needed by ../src/.libs/libfontconfig.so,
> not found (try using -rpath or -rpath-link)
>     this is due to the fact that ld is not able to find the other
>     already installed shared libraries.

May I have some feedback on this patch ? Without this, Buildroot is
just unusable here.


Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
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