[CWB] [PATCH] Fix CWB-CL Makefile

Alberto Simões ambs at di.uminho.pt
Wed Jan 5 19:06:25 CET 2011


On 05/01/2011 18:02, Hardie, Andrew wrote:
> I know absolutely nothing about MakeMaker, but splitting spaces in a line of linker flags can't be right. What if it had been -L  /some/directory -l  cl   -l  pcre ?

Note that C forces you to use -l followed by the library without a 
space, and same with -L. Therefore, that problem does not exist.

-lfoo -L/bar will be always splited correctly.

Why it needs to do so, no idea. But easier to fix here than complaining 
above :)


> Andrew.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cwb-bounces at sslmit.unibo.it [mailto:cwb-bounces at sslmit.unibo.it] On Behalf Of Alberto Simões
> Sent: 05 January 2011 17:22
> To: Open source development of the Corpus WorkBench
> Subject: [CWB] [PATCH] Fix CWB-CL Makefile
> Hello
> Makefile.PL on CWB-CL fails when cwb-config returns the glib-config command:
> [ambs at search CWB-CL]$ cwb-config -L
> -L/share/apps/amalandro/lib -lcl -lm -lpcre `pkg-config --libs glib-2.0`
> because ExtUtils::MakeMaker tries to split that string by spaces, and
> gets messy.
> This patch fixes it into the Makefile.PL code.
> I do *not* think this is the correct fix (the fix should be done in CWB
> itself making it to print a clear line with cwb-config) but this makes
> CWB-CL to work with current SVN CWB version.
> Therefore, My suggestion is: apply this patch, and remove it (it is just
> a line) when CWB gets fixed :)
> Cheers
> Alberto

Alberto Simões

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