[Debian-med-packaging] Bug#580671: vxl: Add more compilation flags to VXL

Mathieu Malaterre mathieu.malaterre at gmail.com
Fri May 7 16:19:49 UTC 2010

Package: vxl
Severity: normal

>>>> Those link errors on hppa are caused by
>>>>   http://vxl.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/vxl?view=rev&revision=11383
>>>> You may revert this patch, it is harmless on other architectures, and
>>>> see how it goes.  Moreover it is not clear at all whether this patch
>>>> fixed anything on Linux, it may be related to HP-UX and not hppa.
>>> This is odd, the vxl package seems to build fine on hppa, both vxl
>>> 1.13 and 1.14 can be found:
>>> http://packages.qa.debian.org/v/vxl.html
>>> Technically the next upload of ITK will use a system installed VXL.
>> But do you link some executables against libvxl when building your
>> package?  I guess not.
> I guess I am missing -Wl,--no-undefined then. I'll update the package
> do add this flag.

You may also set BUILD_TESTING=on.
I just tried, it failed with
 [ 85%] Building CXX object
 Linking CXX executable vnl_test_all
 /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lvpl
But building tests seemed to be pretty light, it may be worth fixing
that to ensure that libvxl is usable.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0.4
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable'), (200, 'testing'), (101, 'experimental'), (100, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.30-bpo.1-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

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