[tex-live] Build failure on Mac OS X 10.4.7: dvipng
jonathan_kew at sil.org
Fri Dec 8 11:28:35 CET 2006
On 8 Dec 2006, at 12:08 am, Karl Berry wrote:
> This occurs because there is a hash_create in the system's libm,
> Pretty bad for something as fundamental as libm to export a symbol
> that, especially with no leading _. Any chance of getting Apple to
> fix it?
Apparently some versions of libc have exported this symbol, too; see
005536.html, which concerned an equivalent problem but on FreeBSD. So
it may not be Apple in particular, but (certain versions of) the GNU
I don't think it's a problem provided that the system libraries like
libc and libm are listed late in the link command. The issue arose
because the dvipng configure ends up putting -lm very early.
> So I'd like to propose the following patch to texk/dvipng/
> configure.ac (and the resulting update to texk/dvipng/configure,
> Sounds fine to me (anything along those lines). The dvipng/
> bears little resemblance to the original, so we may as well hack at
Checked in, after verifying that it builds on both OS X (PPC and
Intel) and Linux (x86).
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