[erlang-patches] Build system ignores LDFLAGS

Raimo Niskanen <>
Thu Sep 3 09:28:32 CEST 2009


On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 11:03:21PM +0200, Davide Pesavento wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 14:30, Raimo
> Niskanen<> wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 11:34:49PM +0200, Davide Pesavento wrote:
> >> On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 13:05, Davide Pesavento <> wrote:
> >> > On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 22:13, Davide Pesavento <> wrote:
> >> >> Hello,
> >> >>
> >> >> Erlang's build system seems to ignore custom LDFLAGS. This is the QA
> >> >> warning shown by Portage (Gentoo Linux's package manager) after
> >> >> building R12B-5 with LDFLAGS="-Wl,-O1 -Wl,--as-needed
> >> >> -Wl,--hash-style=gnu"
> >> >>
> >> >> QA Notice: Files built without respecting LDFLAGS have been detected
> >> >>  Please include the following list of files in your report:
> >> >> /usr/lib64/erlang/lib/runtime_tools-1.7.3/priv/lib/trace_file_drv.so
> >> >> /usr/lib64/erlang/lib/runtime_tools-1.7.3/priv/lib/trace_ip_drv.so
> >> >> /usr/lib64/erlang/lib/megaco-3.9.1.1/priv/lib/megaco_flex_scanner_drv_mt.so
> >> >> /usr/lib64/erlang/lib/megaco-3.9.1.1/priv/lib/megaco_flex_scanner_drv.so
> >> >> /usr/lib64/erlang/lib/erl_interface-3.5.9/bin/erl_call
> >> >> /usr/lib64/erlang/lib/ssl-3.10/priv/bin/ssl_esock
> >> >> /usr/lib64/erlang/lib/asn1-1.6.2/priv/lib/asn1_erl_drv.so
> >> >> /usr/lib64/erlang/lib/crypto-1.5.3/priv/lib/crypto_drv.so
> >> >> /usr/lib64/erlang/lib/common_test-1.3.4/priv/lib/erl_rx_driver.so
> >> >> /usr/lib64/erlang/erts-5.6.5/bin/child_setup
> >> >>
> >> >> Before digging into the Makefiles, I'd like to know if you already
> >> >> have some ideas about the root cause of this issue.
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> > This bug is still present in R13A.
> >> >
> >> >  * QA Notice: Files built without respecting LDFLAGS have been detected
> >> >  *  Please include the following list of files in your report:
> >> >  * /usr/lib64/erlang/lib/runtime_tools-1.8/priv/lib/trace_file_drv.so
> >> >  * /usr/lib64/erlang/lib/runtime_tools-1.8/priv/lib/trace_ip_drv.so
> >> >  * /usr/lib64/erlang/lib/erl_interface-3.6/bin/erl_call
> >> >  * /usr/lib64/erlang/lib/crypto-1.6/priv/lib/crypto_drv.so
> >> >  * /usr/lib64/erlang/lib/megaco-3.10.0.1/priv/lib/megaco_flex_scanner_drv_mt.so
> >> >  * /usr/lib64/erlang/lib/megaco-3.10.0.1/priv/lib/megaco_flex_scanner_drv.so
> >> >  * /usr/lib64/erlang/lib/ssl-3.10.1/priv/bin/ssl_esock
> >> >  * /usr/lib64/erlang/lib/asn1-1.6.8/priv/lib/asn1_erl_drv.so
> >> >  * /usr/lib64/erlang/erts-5.7/bin/child_setup
> >> >
> >> > Best regards,
> >> > Davide
> >> >
> >>
> >> The attached patch fixes the problem for me: LDFLAGS are now respected.
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >> Davide
> >
> > The patch looks great! It is unfortunately a few days late to make
> > it into R13B. Now the source tree is labeled, and cut in stone.
> > We have applied it, and it will be in the first patch release.
> >
> > We will also release it as a source code patch immediately
> > after the R13B release.
> >
> > More patches like that! (and earlier)-:
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> > / Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB
> >
> 
> As far as I can see the patch has not been applied, or at least it's
> not present in R13B01. Has it been lost?

Yes. It has been lost. Sorry about that, and sorry about the
delayed answer. This took some digging to find out there
was no trace of the patch, not even in the wrong places.

To be continued...

> 
> Regards,
> Davide


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/ Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB


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