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bug #44559: Configure flag --without-libiconv-prefix is not respected; libiconv is linked against despite the flag

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Tue 17 Mar 2015 11:17:34 AM UTC  
Category: Build/InstallSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Originator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 1.16.3
Operating System: NoneReproducibility: Every Time
Fixed Release: NonePlanned Release: None
Regression: NoneWork Required: None
Patch Included: None

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Tue 17 Mar 2015 01:13:05 PM UTC, comment #2:

One further observation.

When I don't disable it, wget would depend on libidn and libintl which further depend on libiconv:

> ldd /opt/csw/lib/libidn.so.11

libintl.so.8 => /opt/csw/lib/libintl.so.8
libiconv.so.2 => /opt/csw/lib/libiconv.so.2
libc.so.1 => /lib/libc.so.1
libm.so.2 => /lib/libm.so.2

> ldd /opt/csw/lib/libintl.so.8

libiconv.so.2 => /opt/csw/lib/sparcv8/libiconv.so.2
libc.so.1 => /lib/libc.so.1
libm.so.2 => /lib/libm.so.2

So there is a chance that I won't be able to disable libiconv unless I disable idn and intl first.

I suspect that a lot of iconv-related code comes from gettext.m4.

(The change you proposed doesn't seem to influence much.)

Tue 17 Mar 2015 11:48:09 AM UTC, comment #1:

Could you change configure.ac in a way that
is processed unconditionally ? e.g. moving it two lines up.

AFAIR, I once had a similar problem but remeber no details.

Tim Ruehsen <rockdaboot>
Project Administrator
Tue 17 Mar 2015 11:17:34 AM UTC, original submission:

I'm trying to create a portable binary on Solaris (Sparc Solaris 10).

I tried to configure with

./configure --disable-nls --without-ssl --enable-ipv6 --without-zlib --without-libiconv-prefix

But I end up with libiconv included:

checking for sys/time.h... (cached) yes
checking for iconv.h... yes
checking for langinfo.h... yes
checking whether gettimeofday is declared without a macro... yes
checking for iconv... yes
checking for working iconv... yes
checking how to link with libiconv... -liconv
checking for iconv declaration...
extern size_t iconv (iconv_t cd, const char * inbuf, size_t inbytesleft, char * outbuf, size_t outbytesleft);
checking for wint_t... yes

ldd wget:
libiconv.so.2 => /opt/csw/lib/libiconv.so.2

I "got rid" of libiconv when using the following flags though:

/configure --disable-nls --without-ssl --enable-ipv6 --without-zlib --without-libiconv-prefix --without-libuuid --without-libpsl --disable-iri --disable-pcre --without-libintl-prefix

Maybe one of the dependencies (libintl?) pulls the dependency on libiconv, but it's weird to see libiconv being used despite attempts to disable it.



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