[vbox-dev] NetBSD patch 0013: Add support for specifying explicitly INC* and LIB* values

Kamil Rytarowski n54 at gmx.com
Sun Aug 7 13:13:39 UTC 2016

On 07.08.2016 13:24, Kamil Rytarowski wrote:
> Add support for specifying explicitly INC* and LIB* values
> This addresses use-case of pkgsrc and NetBSD.
> With this pair we need to specify explicitly include and libraries
> options in order to pass RPATH values.
> NetBSD and pkgsrc don't use ldconfig, so every executable needs to
> pass in its configuration (bundled ELF parameters) RPATH.
> Example usage in a package in pkgsrc for X11:
> CONFIGURE_ARGS+=        --with-x11-incset="-I${X11BASE}/include"
> --with-x11-libset="${COMPILER_RPATH_FLAG}${X11BASE}/lib -L${X11BASE}/lib
> -lXext -lX11"
> X11BASE can vary from configuration to configuration (X11 native
> on the host's base or modular version within pkgsrc) so
> autodetecting this sort of information isn't reliable.
> To address these needs, allow to specify explicity desired INC* and
> LIB* values.
> With this patch applied we can mostly pass configure on NetBSD.
> Other changes will be proposed afterwards.
> The default behavior is unchanged for current customers.
> This patch is MIT-licensed.
> Author: Kamil Rytarowski

As a side note, I wanted to propose PYTHONLINKEXTRA later, there is a
part of my patch attached to this code - for now please ignore this part
and review/evaluate/apply without it.

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