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Re: gettext breakage



Marc Matteo <marcm_(_at_)_lectroid_(_dot_)_net> wrote:

> > Brad asked me to do a test package build run after removing the
> > shared lib inter-library dependency on libiconv from libintl.
> 
> Why?  Not knocking the idea... just curious as to the motivation.

Because it is OpenBSD Ports Tree Policy to remove inter-library
dependencies.  The reason for that is that inter-library dependencies
don't work for static linking.  (libtool apparently has some magic
to resolve this at link time, or we would suffer way more on static
archs.)

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Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                          naddy_(_at_)_mips_(_dot_)_inka_(_dot_)_de