[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/3] package/gobject-introspection: fix host-linking

aduskett at gmail.com aduskett at gmail.com
Fri Feb 21 22:43:11 UTC 2020

From: Adam Duskett <Aduskett at gmail.com>

The host-variant of gobject-introspection currently links against the host
libraries. To resolve this, specify the LD_LIBRARY_PATH in

This fix has the added benefit of allowing the host gobject-introspection to
build the host .gir, .rnc, and .typelib files, which some packages may require.

Signed-off-by: Adam Duskett <Aduskett at gmail.com>
 package/gobject-introspection/gobject-introspection.mk | 10 +++++-----
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/package/gobject-introspection/gobject-introspection.mk b/package/gobject-introspection/gobject-introspection.mk
index 67e5e37dee..e719588437 100644
--- a/package/gobject-introspection/gobject-introspection.mk
+++ b/package/gobject-introspection/gobject-introspection.mk
-# Disable introspection data on the host, as it is not needed and
-# the package will attempt to use the systems libglib2 which will fail
-# if the systems libglib2 version is older than 2.60.
-	-Denable-introspection-data=false
+# g-ir-scanner will default to /usr/bin/ld for linking if this is not set,
+# which will cause gobject-introspection to attempt to link against the hosts
+# libglib2
 # Use the host gi-scanner to prevent the scanner from generating incorrect
 # elf classes.

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