[Hackage] #262: Check for required C libraries during configure

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Thu Jan 22 10:09:15 EST 2009

#262: Check for required C libraries during configure
  Reporter:  guest          |        Owner:                 
      Type:  enhancement    |       Status:  new            
  Priority:  high           |    Milestone:  Cabal-1.6      
 Component:  Cabal library  |      Version:        
  Severity:  normal         |   Resolution:                 
  Keywords:                 |   Difficulty:  easy (<4 hours)
Ghcversion:  6.8.2          |     Platform:                 
Comment (by alexeevg):

 Answering my own question:

 >This is a bit of info we miss in BuildInfo? - we have extra-libs, but no
 function names.
 Hmm, it seems that Autoconf is a little paranoid here, ld will fail if
 library is not found regardless of whether or not the program depends on

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/262#comment:10>
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