[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH 08/10] Add AM_LDFLAGS more consistently to all commands

Maarten Bosmans mkbosmans at gmail.com
Mon Jan 10 22:24:41 PST 2011

2011/1/11 Colin Guthrie <gmane at colin.guthr.ie>:
> 'Twas brillig, and Maarten Bosmans at 06/01/11 01:39 did gyre and gimble:
>> @@ -100,12 +100,12 @@ BINLDFLAGS = -static
>>  endif
>>  if OS_IS_WIN32
>> -AM_LDFLAGS+=-Wl,--export-all-symbols
>> +AM_LDFLAGS+=-Wl,--export-all-symbols,--enable-auto-import -no-undefined
>>  WINSOCK_LIBS=-lwsock32 -lws2_32 -lwininet
>>  endif
> I've got no objection to the other bits in this patch (although I'd have
> thought the auto tools stuff would use AM_LDFLAGS in any LDFLAGS section
> automagically...) but I'm not sure we should be mandating -no-undefined
> here... This is something we add in at the distro level when appropriate
> normally.

I thought so too, but then some apparantly random stuff didn't link
successfully and it turned out that those bits had missing AM_LDFLAGS
in their LDFLAGS.

> But that said, I'm not really an expert on this stuff so perhaps there
> is good reason to include this here (I appreciate this change will
> require your previous patch)? What do people think generally?

What I understand is that win32 DLLs require this flag, because if
there are undefined symbols the whole library can't be build.
Furthermore the flag should be given when building the library, but
not when the configure script is testing for features, see


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