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From Tollef Fog Heen <tfh...@err.no>
Subject Re: apr-1-config on mixed 32/64bit build server
Date Sun, 12 Apr 2009 16:59:48 GMT
]] Daniel Pocock 

| > The only variation to gcc is the -64 flag - this should be transparent,
| > you should have to do nothing special until you overload your box with
| > multiple flavors.
| >   
| The real issue is not the -64 flag - that is usually added by the
| configure script that is calling apr-X-config anyway.  The real issues
| that arise:
| 
| - the output of `apr-X-config --ld-flags' will always be .../lib or
| .../lib64, depending on which version of apr-X-config was installed
| most recently

You should not add the -L path if it's part of the system search path as
that'll confuse gcc in some cases.

| I'm not suggesting apr needs to implement something special for every
| weird setup.  Rather, it just needs a generalisation that can be
| applied in the most popular cases (probably RHEL and Debian).  Some
| possible solutions that I haven't completely thought through:

In Debian, if you want to build for another environment, use a chroot
(or a VM).

-- 
Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are

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