libgnutls-devel depends on missnig file

Ken Brown
Sat Dec 10 19:27:00 GMT 2016

On 12/9/2016 9:38 PM, Peter Ross wrote:
> Hi,
> I am attempting to build softare (GNU libmicrohttpd) with cygport on x86, but am
> getting errors when it links against libgnutls:
> /usr/bin/sed: can't read /usr/lib/ No such file or directory
> libtool:   error: '/usr/lib/' is not a valid libtool archive
> Likely cause:
> Cygwin gnutls-devel 3.2.21-1 installs /usr/lib/ and this file references
> However /usr/lib/ has been removed as of libtans1-devel 0.49-1.
> See announce message here: .
> Could the maintainers of libgnutls-devel and libtasn1 please resolve this!

The *.la files are gradually being phased out.  /usr/lib/ 
will probably be gone the next time libgnutls-devel is updated.  For 
now, you should be able to solve the problem by simply deleting it (or 
moving it out of the way).


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