[Buildroot] [PATCH v1] collectd: fix postgresql library detection

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Tue Mar 17 21:58:08 UTC 2015

Dear Peter Seiderer,

On Tue, 17 Mar 2015 22:44:05 +0100, Peter Seiderer wrote:

>  	COLLECTD_CONF_OPTS += --with-libpq=$(STAGING_DIR)/usr/bin/pg_config
> +	COLLECTD_CONF_ENV = LIBS="-lpthread -lm"

If they are needed, why isn't pg_config returning those linker flags?

I'm sorry to be annoying, but I really don't like adding LIBS variables
all over the place, because they tend to become wrong/unneeded, and we
never notice.

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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