[libvirt] PATCH: configure.in should use 'ld' from $PATH for checking version-script syntax, not hardcode /usr/bin/ld

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Mon Nov 16 16:19:26 UTC 2009

On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 05:15:04PM +0100, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 11/16/2009 03:01 PM, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> >   The only thing I could gather is using -Wl,-debug option of gcc on a
> >compile + link simple test and then parse stderr to find 'ld '
> >But that's still completely gcc specific, so ACK for current patch,
> The right one is to use "`gcc --print-prog-name=ld`".

That assumes the person is using GCC, which is not a pre-requisite
for libvirt. eg Solaris builds use the Solaris compiler suite

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