[Buildroot] [PATCH 10/20] libglib2: add patch to rework clock_gettime() test

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Mon Aug 23 05:42:51 UTC 2010

>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> writes:

 Thomas> The test for clock_gettime() in configure.in doesn't work properly
 Thomas> when a previous package has loaded the shared configuration cache with
 Thomas> informations about the availability of clock_gettime. A package such
 Thomas> as ctorrent does so, which means that compiling ctorrent *then*
 Thomas> libglib2 currently fails.

 Thomas> According to people on the Autoconf mailing list, the libglib2 test is
 Thomas> likely the one that needs to be fixed. The problem is that the
 Thomas> AC_CHECK_FUNCS() test assumes that if it finds clock_gettime() it
 Thomas> means that there's no need to add any -lrt flag to the
 Thomas> build. Unfortunately, due to the shared configuration cache, this test
 Thomas> is already done with -lrt, so the test succeeds, and libglib2 does not
 Thomas> know that it needs to add -lrt to G_THREAD_LIBS and

Thanks! It would be good to have a summary of the above in the patch
header itself. Have you sent this upstream?

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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