Warning: Absolute links to shared libraries.
for everyone doing cross compilation:
Debian packages sometimes contain absolute links from library sonames.
For example, /usr/lib/libreadline.so is an absolute link to
Do I need to say that this screwes cross compilation? I am not sure how much
breaks, but it is not nice mixing Hurd and Linux stuff this way. It _may_ be
that all goes well (at least it compiled), but I am not sure and it does not
feel to be the right thing.
So please make sure your links are all relative, so they work if the hurd
partition is mounted.
I am currently recompiling most of my packages because of this and the
preprocessor problem I mentioned in my other mail.
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