[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH] Explicitly link against pulse libraries

Luke Yelavich themuso at ubuntu.com
Fri Oct 15 01:03:08 PDT 2010

On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 06:58:31PM EST, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> 'Twas brillig, and Luke Yelavich at 15/10/10 04:31 did gyre and gimble:
> > From: Luke Yelavich <luke.yelavich at canonical.com>
> > 
> > When building pulseaudio master using gcc 4.5.2 and binutils
> > 2.20.51 plus latest snapshot from 2010-10-14, ld complained about missing
> > symbols. This patch explicitly links more pulseaudio libraries to satisfy
> > the linker.
> When you say snapshot do you mean master or stable-queue?

The snapshot I am referring to is the binutils snapshot. The next Ubuntu release just started in development, and I am prepping a pulseaudio package for it, so I am building against the new toolchain, whigh is gcc 4.5 and the snapshot of binutils indicated.


> Distros which do not much care about trying to prevent overlinking (I'm
> thinking Fedora... but not confirmed personally - just going on what
> I've been told in the past) will have to rebuild a whole lot more
> packages when libpulsecommon-0.9.21.so changes to 0.9,22+
Well, as you can see, I only encountered this with some src/test code. I should also note I was using the debian/Ubuntu build process to build packages, which would have introduced extra flags, I can show you the compile/lin flags used if you would like.


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