[blfs-support] Libassuan 2.0.2 and pth

Thanos Baloukas baloukasthan at sch.gr
Thu Feb 16 14:20:14 PST 2012


On 16/02/2012 10:36 μμ, Michael Shell wrote:
>
>
> Looking at the book for Libassuan-2.0.2:
>
> http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/cvs/general/libassuan.html
>
> I note that it states that libassuan.a and libassuan-pth.a
> are installed. However, is this really still true?
>
> ./configure --help
>
> for Libassuan-2.0.2 says:
>
>    --enable-static[=PKGS]  build static libraries [default=no]
>    --enable-shared[=PKGS]  build shared libraries [default=yes]
>
> which means it now builds only shared by default.
>
> Building it with
>
> ./configure --prefix=/usr
>
> on my system results in the installation of:
>
> libassuan.la
> libassuan.so ->  libassuan.so.0.2.0
> libassuan.so.0 ->  libassuan.so.0.2.0
> libassuan.so.0.2.0
>
> Using
>
> ./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-static --enable-shared
>
> results in the additional static lib file:
>
> libassuan.a
>
> but still no libassuan-pth.a and I do have pth-2.0.7 installed.
>
> I don't seem to see any mention of pth in the configure output.
>
> Now, trying out Libassuan-2.0.3, I get:
>
> libassuan.a
> libassuan.la
> libassuan.so ->  libassuan.so.0.3.0
> libassuan.so.0 ->  libassuan.so.0.3.0
> libassuan.so.0.3.0
>
> But neither 2.0.2 or 2.0.3 seems to look for Pth.
>
> Does the BLS book need updating here?
>
>
>    Cheers and thanks in advance,
>
>    Mike Shell
>

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http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/pipermail/blfs-support/2011-April/068412.html



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