[Buildroot] iputils failures

Petr Vorel petr.vorel at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 22:59:55 UTC 2020

Hi Fabrice,

> > but that does not help. Is it libiconv failure or iputils failure? And is it
> > buildroot setup problem or upstream issue?
> The issue is due to the meson build system which does not retrieve
> -liconv from libidn2.pc as it does not call pkg-config with --static
> argument.
> I sent a patch to fix this more than one month ago:
> https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/1238548.
> The upstream Pull Request is still open a upstream is reluctant to
> merge it: https://github.com/mesonbuild/meson/pull/6629.
> This issue raise build failures with all meson packages when building
> statically including iputils but also libglib2.

Thanks for info! At least we have working patch.
Good luck with upstreaming.

Kind regards,

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