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Bug #36960 Cannot create shared library when a static library is used
Submitted: 2006-04-03 14:58 UTC Modified: 2006-04-11 11:00 UTC
Votes:1
Avg. Score:5.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:0 of 0 (0.0%)
From: mad at dactar dot ch Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Compile Warning
PHP Version: 5.1.2 OS: HP-UX
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2006-04-03 14:58 UTC] mad at dactar dot ch
Description:
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Cannot create shared library when a static library is used.

When one package (c-client (imap) in my case) is build as an static library, the final php library is build on HP-UX as an static library.

It's not the case with Linux.

Reproduce code:
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./configure \
--with-config-file-path=/PKl01h01/soft/web/cfg \
--with-mysql=/PKl01h01/soft/mysql \
--with-pgsql=/PKl01h01/soft/postgresql \
--with-sybase-ct=/PKl01hd2/soft/ase12.5/OCS-12_5 \
--with-pdflib=/PKl01h01/soft/web \
--with-zlib-dir=/PKl01h01/soft/web \
--with-png-dir=/PKl01h01/soft/web \
--with-ttf=/PKl01h01/soft/web \
--with-jpeg-dir=/PKl01h01/soft/web \
--with-imap=/PKl01h01/soft/src/imap \
--with-imap-ssl=/PKl01h01/soft/web/ \
--with-libxml-dir=/PKl01h01/soft/web \
--without-iconv \
--with-gd \
--prefix=/PKl01h01/soft/web \
--with-apxs=/PKl01h01/soft/web/apache/bin/apxs \
--enable-gd-native-ttf

make

look at libs directory

total 60588
-rw-r--r--   1 xxxxxx   yyyyyy   31010182 Apr  3 14:39 libphp5.a
-rw-r-----   1 xxxxxx   yyyyyy      1518 Apr  3 14:39 libphp5.la


Expected result:
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an .sl (shared library) and not a static library (.a)


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 [2006-04-10 11:08 UTC] sniper@php.net
Just go blame the libtool authors. They decided that you have to have everything either static or shared on your system.
Not a PHP bug.
 [2006-04-10 13:19 UTC] mad at dactar dot ch
It's seems that I don't have libtool installed on my system : 

ksh: libtool:  not found

There's a file called libtool who is placed in php source root directory. This file seems be created during php ./configure. 

Should I report a bug to libtool's authors about this file ?
 [2006-04-10 21:27 UTC] sniper@php.net
It won't do any good, you still have to have all libraries as shared.
 [2006-04-11 08:07 UTC] mad at dactar dot ch
I can't have c-client (imap) as shared library
(cf FAQ c-client Why don't you make c-client a shared library? : http://www.washington.edu/imap/IMAP-FAQs/index.html#6.3)

So, if there's no solution, I think that a warning (You are going to compile php on HP-UX with imap support : No shared library can be build) in configuration step about this problem would not be an bad idea.

I change the category of this ticket from Compile Failure to Compile Warning

@++
JC
 [2006-04-11 11:00 UTC] sniper@php.net
Libtool still won't build stuff mixed like that.
 
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