[Buildroot] [PATCH] package/libid3tag: needs autoreconf

Arnout Vandecappelle arnout at mind.be
Tue Nov 27 22:32:30 UTC 2018



On 25/11/2018 15:45, Yann E. MORIN wrote:
> libid3tag uses a very old configure script.
> 
> When the toolchain lacks C++ and the build machine lacks /lib/cpp, this
> old configure script fails because it can't find a C++ preprocessor that
> is valid:
> 
>     checking for arm-buildroot-linux-uclibcgnueabi-g++... no
>     checking whether we are using the GNU C++ compiler... no
>     checking whether no accepts -g... no
>     checking dependency style of no... none
>     checking how to run the C++ preprocessor... /lib/cpp
>     configure: error: C++ preprocessor "/lib/cpp" fails sanity check
>     See `config.log' for more details.
> 
> This is yet another case that was tentatively fixed by bd39d11d2e
> (core/infra: fix build on toolchain without C++), further amended by
> 4cd1ab15886 (core: alternate solution to disable C++).
> 
> However, this only works on libtool scripts that are recent enough, and
> thus we need to autoreconf to get it.
> 
> We also need to patch configure.ac so that it does not fail on the
> missing, GNU-specific files: NEWS, AUTHORS, and Changelog.
> 
> Fixes:
>     http://autobuild.buildroot.org/results/ac3/ac3870208aab6001db6b790b6c5dde64d08f7669/
>     http://autobuild.buildroot.org/results/cc1/cc18397f38dfd4f1e6605f7a6f58edab49b396ac/
> 
> Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>

 Applied to master, thanks.

> ---
>  package/libid3tag/0001-configure-automake-foreign.patch | 16 ++++++++++++++++
>  package/libid3tag/libid3tag.mk                          |  5 ++++-
>  2 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>  create mode 100644 package/libid3tag/0001-configure-automake-foreign.patch
> 
> diff --git a/package/libid3tag/0001-configure-automake-foreign.patch b/package/libid3tag/0001-configure-automake-foreign.patch
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000000..8521d559f2
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/package/libid3tag/0001-configure-automake-foreign.patch
> @@ -0,0 +1,16 @@
> +configure: don't require GNU-specific files when running automake

 It's a bit unfortunate that we need to patch, since upstream is pretty much dead...

 Regards,
 Arnout

> +
> +Signed-off-by: "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr>
> +
> +diff -durN libid3tag-0.15.1b.orig/configure.ac libid3tag-0.15.1b/configure.ac
> +--- libid3tag-0.15.1b.orig/configure.ac	2004-01-24 00:22:46.000000000 +0100
> ++++ libid3tag-0.15.1b/configure.ac	2018-11-25 15:31:04.184342212 +0100
> +@@ -26,7 +26,7 @@
> + 
> + AC_CONFIG_SRCDIR([id3tag.h])
> + 
> +-AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE
> ++AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE([foreign])
> + 
> + AM_CONFIG_HEADER([config.h])
> + 
> diff --git a/package/libid3tag/libid3tag.mk b/package/libid3tag/libid3tag.mk
> index 951ae09c77..402e154ae1 100644
> --- a/package/libid3tag/libid3tag.mk
> +++ b/package/libid3tag/libid3tag.mk
> @@ -10,6 +10,9 @@ LIBID3TAG_LICENSE = GPL-2.0+
>  LIBID3TAG_LICENSE_FILES = COPYING COPYRIGHT
>  LIBID3TAG_INSTALL_STAGING = YES
>  LIBID3TAG_DEPENDENCIES = zlib
> -LIBID3TAG_LIBTOOL_PATCH = NO
> +
> +# Force autoreconf to be able to use a more recent libtool script, that
> +# is able to properly behave in the face of a missing C++ compiler.
> +LIBID3TAG_AUTORECONF = YES
>  
>  $(eval $(autotools-package))
> 


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