[WORKAROUND] www/seamonkey2 on CURRENT

Alexander Kabaev kabaev at gmail.com
Sat Jan 29 18:46:14 UTC 2011

On Sat, 29 Jan 2011 13:02:24 -0500 (EST)
Daniel Eischen <deischen at freebsd.org> wrote:

> On Sat, 29 Jan 2011, Alexey Shuvaev wrote:
> > Hello!
> >
> > It seems www/seamonkey2 is broken on CURRENT for at least 1 month
> > now [1]. Examining build log and reproducing it locally, the
> > problem is in the usage of libiconv in nsNativeCharsetUtils.cpp.
> > The linker fails to produce libxpcom_core.so although
> > -L/usr/local/lib and -liconv are specified [2]. Examining this
> > further I found that nsNativeCharsetUtils.o produced with [3] fails
> > to link with libiconv alone too [4] (note still unresolved libiconv
> > references). I'm not a compiler/linker guru and do not understand
> > what is happening here. As a workaroud I use the attached patch
> > which disables the usage of libiconv in nsNativeCharsetUtils.cpp.
> Yes, I had this problem also on -current.  Does seamonkey build
> on recent 8.x?
> libxpcomio_s.a is a static library that has unresolved references
> to libiconv.  I guess I'd expect those references to be resolved
> with a later -L/usr/local/lib -liconv when building the shared
> library (libxpcom_core.so), but they are not.

My wild guess: seamonkey tries to hide symbols that are coming from
different .o file (this time one from libiconv.a) and that fails with
our toolchain.

Alexander Kabaev
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