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Re: how to become a package maintainer?

Hallo Sven,

Am Dienstag, 12. August 2003 um 00:12 schriebst du:

>>>- how do i build DLLs? i could compile libao, libogg and libvorbis but i
>>>only get *.la and *.a files but no *.dll like i would expect. i thought 
>>>that this would be managed by autoconf/configure somehow, but it isn't 
>>>as it seems.

>> Add -no-undefined to the libtool LDFLAGS.

Add the above -no-undefined flag to (if automake is used).

> I looked a little closer at the output of the build process, and i 
> retried to compile libao.
> I added foudna warning "undefiend symbols are not allowed ..." so i 
> added "-no-undefined" to my LDFLAGS, but now i got the message

> /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-cygwin/3.2/../../../libcygwin.a(libcmain.o)(.text+0x7c): 
> undefined reference to `_WinMain@16'

This is the point where the fun begins;)

They use libtool, but Cygwin support works well only with libtool 1.5
or later.  So you need to reconfig this package.

Try 'autoreconf --install --force --verbose` at first.
However, often tweaks are needed to get it up and running.


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