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Re: -lintl in SVN_INTL_LIBS and LIBS

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2014 13:57:37 +0100

On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 01:44:04PM +0100, Branko Čibej wrote:
> The -lintl "problem" is related to the fact that the symbol is specific
> to the windows project file generator. You should just ignore that
> symbol in the pkg-config file generator; IMO, all this churn in the code
> was quite unnecessary.

The SVN_INTL_LIBS may have been specific to the windows build.

But linking to libintl certainly isn't windows-specfific.
And -lintl is being linked on Unix through LIBS, even though other
libraries like libmagic are handled by flags like SVN_MAGIC_LIBS.
In fact, no other library relies LIBS.

> Does that mean build.conf & co. are not consistent? Sure it does; but
> that's nothing new.

I'd rather clean up these inconsistencies than pile up more hacks on top.
Received on 2014-03-15 13:58:20 CET

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