[blfs-support] Libassuan 2.0.2 and pth

Andrew Benton b3nton at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 15:19:52 PST 2012


On Thu, 16 Feb 2012 15:36:04 -0500
Michael Shell <list1 at michaelshell.org> 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?
> 

Yes, thanks for the heads up, I'll have a go at it tomorrow.

Andy



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