[gnutls-devel] Build issue with --enable-guile

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos n.mavrogiannopoulos at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 19:47:53 CET 2018

On Tue, 2018-03-13 at 15:02 +0100, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
> Hello,
> Marius Schamschula <lists at schamschula.com> skribis:
> > The MacPorts maintainer of gnutls here.
> > 
> > Apparently, very few people install gnutls with
> > --enable-guile. However, today we had someone attempt to install
> > gnutls 3.5.18 with guile enabled. The build failed. His build log:
> > https://hastebin.com/eraxizasez.bash
> Pasting it here for reference:
> [...]

> Here it’s failing to open guile-gnutls-v-2.so from the build
> directory
> (not the installation directory), AIUI.
> We’d need more details to understand why that happens, and ideally a
> way
> to reproduce the problem.  In particular, libltdl sometimes
> erroneously
> reports “file not found” when the problem is something else
> (unresolved
> symbol, etc.)  So, hard to tell what’s going on.
> In GNU Guix we build GnuTLS with Guile bindings against Guile 2.0 and
> 2.2 just fine.  I’m not sure what the status is on GitLab CI.

There is at least a run with guile on gitlab-ci (abi-coverage build)
and is successful on the image used. There is also a macosx build run
on travis [0], but it doesn't include guile.



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