NetBSD Problem Report #45340

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Subject: devel/gdb6 link failure
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>Number:         45340
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       devel/gdb6 link failure
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    pkg-manager
>State:          closed
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Sep 08 08:35:00 +0000 2011
>Closed-Date:    Fri Oct 06 21:33:08 +0000 2017
>Last-Modified:  Fri Oct 06 21:33:08 +0000 2017
>Originator:     Jörn Clausen
University of Bielefeld
On Solaris, devel/gdb6 fails to find ncurses:

gcc -O -I/usr/pkgsrc/20110809/include/ncurses -I/usr/pkgsrc/20110809/include -I/usr/pkgsrc/20110809/gcc34/include -I/usr/include       \
        -o gdb gdb.o libgdb.a \
           ../bfd/libbfd.a ../readline/libreadline.a ../opcodes/libopcodes.a -L/usr/pkgsrc/20110809/lib -R/usr/pkgsrc/20110809/lib -lintl ../libiberty/libiberty.a     -ldl -ltermcap -lsocket -lnsl -lm -liconv ../libiberty/libiberty.a  
Undefined                       first referenced
 symbol                             in file
wattr_on                            libgdb.a(tui-wingeneral.o)
wattr_off                           libgdb.a(tui-wingeneral.o)
ld: fatal: Symbol referencing errors. No output written to gdb

Even adding a dependency to ../../devel/ncurses/ (and devel/gmp, while we are at it) does not solve the problem. The above output is already with this dependency included, but '-lncurses' is missing from the command line.

NB: This is not a Solaris problem, so please do not assign this to solaris-pkg-people. This is a pkgsrc problem: Why does the dependency to ncurses not do what it should do? See also pkg/32627.




Responsible-Changed-From-To: pkg-manager->shannonjr
Responsible-Changed-When: Thu, 22 Sep 2011 11:42:02 +0000
Over to maintainer.

Responsible-Changed-From-To: shannonjr->pkg-manager
Responsible-Changed-When: Fri, 01 Feb 2013 22:58:35 +0000
Back to role account.

State-Changed-From-To: open->closed
State-Changed-When: Fri, 06 Oct 2017 23:33:08 +0200
gdb6 has been removed from pkgsrc


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