matteo.bernardini at gmail.com
Sun Jul 9 06:41:05 UTC 2017
2017-07-09 8:34 GMT+02:00 Ananda Murthy R S <rsamurti at gmail.com>:
> Create /usr/lib64/la-files-backup directory.
> Move all *.la files from /usr/lib64 to the directory created above.
> After this, recompile. It should work.
> On Sun, Jul 9, 2017 at 10:57 AM, Alan Ianson <alanians at telus.net> wrote:
>> On Sat, 8 Jul 2017 21:51:29 -0700
>> King Beowulf <kingbeowulf at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On 07/08/2017 09:06 PM, Alan Ianson wrote:
>> > >
>> > > Hello All,
>> > >
>> > > I am trying to build transmission on current (not supported, but I try
>> > > anyway!) and I am getting this error.
>> > >
>> > > libtool: error: cannot find the library '/usr/lib64/libidn2.la' or
>> > > unhandled argument '/usr/lib64/libidn2.la'
>> > >
>> > > I am also getting this error when building boinc (not on SBo) so any
>> > > help may get me going there too.
>> > libidn2 is a replacement for libidn and was just added to current today.
>> > Did you update?
>> I did update this morning and I do have /usr/lib64/libidn2.so.0.3.1 but
>> there is no /usr/lib64/libidn2.la. Maybe there needs to be one, I'm not
please ignore Ananda's advice (sorry Ananda) or you will likely break
install instead the libidn2 package that has been added in current:
you have the *.so file because it's included in the upgrade of
aaa_elflibs but you are missing the rest of the stuff (including the
if you are tracking current you have to do (mandatory at each
upgrade), assuming you are using slackpkg to update:
- read carefully the ChangeLog.txt file (this also if you are on stable);
- remove the packages tagged as "Removed" in the ChangeLog.txt
P.S. Note that current is not supported by SBo so any questions
related to it are more appropriately answered on LQ.
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