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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] tools/ocaml: Fix library generation [and 1 more messages]

On Tue, 2013-04-09 at 16:10 +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Andrew Cooper writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] tools/ocaml: Fix library 
> generat> As far as I am concerned, having had to explicitly fix this up in
> > XenServer, commit b7ee8d2f432f726a1154d172016d3f2b22757fe3 should be
> > reverted, unless I am really misunderstanding the point of the patch.
> Going back to when this was done,
>   http://lists.xen.org/archives/html/xen-devel/2011-10/msg00322.html
> says
>   Minor build process fixes, to allow the use of LDFALGS and CFLAGS
>   with folders that contain older versions of xen libraries and added
>   a specific env variable to point to yajl header and library files.
> So AIUI the problem is that you have an LDFLAGS which mentions -L<dir>
> where <dir> contains other versions of the Xen libraries, you end up
> linking against them.

There was also an issue with linking against the libraries in /usr/lib
instead of the fresh ones in the build tree, which IIRC was the real
impetus behind this change.


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