compilation error on CURRENT-20100118

Russ Allbery rra at
Wed Feb 3 18:17:01 UTC 2010

Katsuhiro Kondou <kondou at> writes:

> libtool: link: gcc -dynamiclib -Wl,-undefined -Wl,dynamic_lookup -o .libs/libinn.2.dylib  .libs/setproctitle.o .libs/argparse.o .libs/buffer.o .libs/cleanfrom.o .libs/clientactive.o .libs/clientlib.o .libs/commands.o .libs/concat.o .libs/conffile.o .libs/confparse.o .libs/daemonize.o .libs/date.o .libs/dbz.o .libs/defdist.o .libs/dispatch.o .libs/fdflags.o .libs/fdlimit.o .libs/getfqdn.o .libs/getmodaddr.o .libs/hash.o .libs/hashtab.o .libs/headers.o .libs/hex.o .libs/innconf.o .libs/inndcomm.o .libs/list.o .libs/localopen.o .libs/lockfile.o .libs/makedir.o .libs/md5.o .libs/messageid.o .libs/messages.o .libs/mmap.o .libs/network.o .libs/newsuser.o .libs/nntp.o .libs/numbers.o .libs/qio.o \
> .libs/radix32.o .libs/readin.o .libs/remopen.o .libs/reservedfd.o .libs/resource.o .libs/sendarticle.o .libs/sendpass.o .libs/sequence.o .libs/timer.o .libs/tst.o .libs/uwildmat.o .libs/vector.o .libs/wire.o .libs/xfopena.o .libs/xmalloc.o .libs/xsignal.o .libs/xwrite.o    -multiply_defined   -install_name  /usr/local/news/lib/libinn.2.dylib -compatibility_version 3 -current_version 3.0 -Wl,-single_module
> i686-apple-darwin8-gcc-4.0.1: /usr/local/news/lib/libinn.2.dylib: No such file or directory
> make[1]: *** [] Error 1
> make: *** [all-lib] Error 2

That looks like a bug in libtool on Mac OS X.  For some reason, it wants
the installation directory to exist before it can create the shared
library, even only in the build tree.

I'm afraid I'm at a loss.  This is really weird behavior.

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