[Buildroot] [PATCH 3/8] libcap: fix build failure

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed May 19 11:30:32 UTC 2010

On Mon, 17 May 2010 09:49:45 +0200
Peter Korsgaard <jacmet at uclibc.org> wrote:

>  Thomas> On a x86-64 host, libcap tried to install things in
>  Thomas> $(STAGING_DIR)/lib64 and $(TARGET_DIR)/lib64. Therefore, pass lib= and
>  Thomas> prefix=, as required by the strange build system used by libcap.
> Wouldn't that be /USR/lib64 -> /USR/lib ?

Not sure what you mean here. The problem was that the libcap build
system was installing things in $(STAGING_DIR)/lib64 because it was
thinking I was building for a 64 bits system (but only my host was 64
bits, not my target).

Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
Kernel, drivers, real-time and embedded Linux
development, consulting, training and support.

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