[arch-general] syslog-ng build error
Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Wed May 27 20:13:02 EDT 2009
Baho Utot wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-05-27 at 20:59 -0300, Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi wrote:
>> Baho Utot wrote:
>>> Making syslog-ng 3.0.1-6 i686 in Clean Chroot
>>> gcc -march=athlon -O2 -pipe -fomit-frame-pointer -Wall -o syslog-ng
>>> main.o libsyslog-ng.a -lrt -lnsl -Wl,-Bstatic -lfl -lglib-2.0
>>> -levtlog -lssl -lcrypto -lz -lz -lwrap -lcap -lpcre -Wl,-Bdynamic
>>> What is -lcap ?
>>> Is it looking for a static lib cap?
>> Yes I just talked about this with Hugo doria
>> syslog-ng needs libcap as static as others libs like glib2 openssl zlib,
>> eventlog, etc... because is compiled in mixed mode
>> So there are important issue here:
>> many deps (that need to be in the [core], small binary
>> (the current behaviour)
>> few deps (only glibc), big binary (~2MB) + security issues (if any of
>> static lib is afected and this pkg inst recompiled) + more memory usage
>> (this is very small in these days of course)
>> Also there is an open task for this without attention [#1]
>> [#1] http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/14214
> So I need to patch?
No, for now, just compile libcap with static lib, (in PKGBUILD there is
a rm that delete this static lib) so comment it.
In any way, I would like to know the opinion of the developers. If you
continue with the current compilation of syslog-ng (mixed) or move to a
And if continue in mixed mode, if any of lib that uses as static is
updated, then the syslog-ng should be marked as "out-of-date", like for
example now, with the recent update to glib2.
Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi ( djgera )
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