adding LDFLAGS / lts issue

Dagobert Michelsen dam at
Thu Feb 14 15:43:45 CET 2019

Hi Riccardo,

I am currently swamped with work, please ping me in a week.

Best regards

  — Dago

> Am 13.02.2019 um 09:04 schrieb Riccardo Mottola via devel <devel at>:
> Hi Dago,
> did you have a chance to look at this? I'm curious to know if I am doing something wrong on the flags side or if perhaps the cairo/pixman packages are broken on Solaris9 and need a fix?
> Riccardo
> Riccardo Mottola via devel wrote:
>> Hi Dagobert,
>> On 2/4/19 9:24 AM, Dagobert Michelsen wrote:
>>> Works for me, I just committed these lines:
>>> # Checkpkg suggests adding the following lines to the GAR recipe:
>>> # This is a summary; see above for details.
>>> RUNTIME_DEP_PKGS_CSWgnustep-back += CSWlibart
>>> If any of the reported errors were false positives, you can override them
>>> pasting the lines below to the GAR recipe.
>>> CHECKPKG_OVERRIDES_CSWgnustep-back += pkginfo-opencsw-repository-uncommitted
>>> CHECKPKG_OVERRIDES_CSWgnustep-back += missing-dependency|CSWlibart
>>> CHECKPKG_OVERRIDES_CSWgnustep-back += surplus-dependency|CSWlibfontconfig1
>>> CHECKPKG_OVERRIDES_CSWgnustep-back += surplus-dependency|CSWlibcairo2
>>> CHECKPKG_OVERRIDES_CSWgnustep-back += surplus-dependency|CSWlibxrenderù
>> I explained in another mail why this wasn't the "right solution" even if the package built - configure tries to detect cairo, else it drops back to art or plain xlib.
>> instead of
>> EXTRA_LDFLAGS += -lcairo
>> EXTRA_LDFLAGS += -lpthread
>> I tried it "the hard way"
>> CONFIGURE_ARGS_5.9 += CFLAGS="$(CFLAGS) " LDFLAGS="$(LDFLAGS) -lcairo -lpthread"
>> This way the configure script fails pretty early though:
>> compilation terminated.
>> configure:2783: $? = 1
>> configure:2803: checking whether the C compiler works
>> configure:2825: /opt/csw/bin/gcc-4.6 -O2 -pipe -fno-omit-frame-pointer -mcpu=v8   -mcpu=v8 -lcairo -lpthread -L/opt/csw/lib -lcairo -lpthread conftest.c  >&5
>> Undefined                       first referenced
>>  symbol                             in file
>> __tls_get_addr                      /opt/csw/lib/
>> ld: fatal: Symbol referencing errors. No output written to a.out
>> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
>> configure:2829: $? = 1
>> do you have any suggestions? is a package broken or a -L is missing? Let's leave the best way to write the receipe out:
>> -lcairo and and -pthread are not enough (interestingly - here in this test they appear even twice...)
>> pixman gets in from cairo, I suppose.. Perhaps the solution for _tls_get_addr missing is different or am I not applying it correct?
>> Riccardo

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