ac_check_krb5 - comments requested

Nicolas Williams Nicolas.Williams at
Thu Oct 20 19:12:35 EDT 2005

On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 06:56:54PM -0400, Tom Yu wrote:
> I've checked in a preliminary example autoconf macro for using
> krb5-config (both MIT and Heimdal) for setting build system paramters
> for building applications.  I have a few points on which I would like
> comments.
> (1) Should it set LIBS rather than LDFLAGS (I am leaning towards yes)
> (2) What should be done about runpaths?  (In MIT krb5, they are
>     currently emitted if the build system linked the krb5 binaries
>     with runpaths.)  Note that actually altering current behavior
>     might break some things, and requires altering krb5-config's
>     behavior in any case.

Runpaths and libs belong in diff variables, at least that's how it's
done in OpenSolaris.

> (3) Related to (2), what should be done about differences between
>     compilers on the same platform?

A command-line switch to specify compiler??

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