AIX support

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Sun Sep 2 11:38:02 PDT 2007

On Sun, Sep 02, 2007 at 08:46:41PM +0300, Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 02, 2007 at 07:42:27PM +0200, Matthieu Herrb wrote:
> > Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > > Yeah, no AC_PROG_LIBTOOL in The question was whether the
> > > additional overhead is accepatable for the general case or not. Libtool
> > > would take care of this, I think.
> > 
> > Normally pkg-config should take care of the extra libX11 dependencies.
> > configure should have set "XKILL_LIBS= -lXmuu -lX11 -lXau -lXdmcp" if
> > pkg-config had done its job.
> Only when doing static linking.  The problem is that AIX has a dynamic
> linker, but it's incredibly half-arsed, and doesn't do recursive
> linking.  I guess you could hack pkg-config to provide all the recursive
> libs on AIX, which could actually be useful.

After more digging in the ld documentation of AIX, I'm more and more
inclined to believe this is libtool fallout. I'll keep you informed on
how it turns out. Yeah, libtool hacking...


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