Subject: Re: linking static lib fails on Solaris9

Re: linking static lib fails on Solaris9

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2010 12:59:07 -0700

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 09:09:33PM +0200, Peter Stuge wrote:
> I think this should make configure fail, or at least not try to build
> a static library. It seems like something that autoconf should
> already deal with - does anyone know why it didn't trigger an error?

It did trigger an error, just much later when it tried to create the
static library. It's probably not trivial to get it completely right
in configure. It's really up to libtool to do the linking, and there
are platforms that don't use or don't need ar to make static libraries.

>>> Dan
Received on 2010-07-23