multimedia/gstreamer is not respecting environment upon linking stage

Koop Mast kwm at
Thu May 12 10:19:50 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-05-11 at 07:18 -0700, Jakub Lach wrote:
> Hello multimedia, 
> Why I appreciate such prompt updating (there aren't 
> any release informations available, but I digress..) , 

They where announced on irc and the announce and devel mailing list, but
for some reason they didn't make a news post on the website about it

> multimedia/gstreamer in linking stage forcefully invokes 
> base linker, while whole (successful) build was done with 
> gcc/binutils from ports and fails miserably due to 
> unrecognized options.

I just tested this and compiling multimedia/gstreamer with gcc46, and it
works for me. I think there might me something going on with your
binutils/gcc ports. But I don't really know.


> While I'm not asking for explicit support for non-base 
> compilers, something isn't quite right when building 
> environment is not respected.  There were no such
> problems with previous release, something changed
> on gstreamer side?
> best regards, 
> - Jakub Lach


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