linking problems with heimdal in base (ports version works)

Michael Nottebrock lofi at
Fri Oct 14 08:40:12 PDT 2005

On Friday, 14. October 2005 17:29, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> On Friday, 14. October 2005 16:04, Palle Girgensohn wrote:
> > This gives me problems. I maintain the postgresql ports, and postgresql
> > supports Kerberos. Problem is, when installing the heimdal port,
> > everything works fine, but when using the base heimdal, I can't get
> > programs linking with postgresq's to link, since the configure
> > scripts cannot find symbols that are in for example Most
> > ports seem to only pick up the -lkrb5, not all the other libs needed.
> Then those ports are buggy. The respective configure scripts should run
> krb5-config --libs and use that output to determine which additional
> libraries need to be linked in.

FWIW: As a stop-gap solution until this can be fixed in the upstream sources, 
you probably can do something like this in the port Makefile:

HEIMDAL_CFLAGS!=krb5-config --cflags
HEIMDAL_LDFLAGS!=krb5-config --libs


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