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Re: curl-config --libs linker flags

From: Ramakrishnan Muthukrishnan <>
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 18:38:30 +0530

On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 1:51 PM, Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Apr 2010, Ramakrishnan Muthukrishnan wrote:
>> Recently a bug was opened in the Debian. The issue is that the 7.20.1
>> broke some of the other packages which used curl-config --libs.
> We did? I don't recall any changes to curl-config --libs or the configure
> LDFLAGS and LIBS magic done in quite some time.
> If you build the 7.20.0 the same way, does that make curl-config --libs
> output something different?

Thanks. I looked at the debian/* files and it looks like, in the
previous packaging, a custom libtool patch which I removed, but the
build was setting the LDFLAGS.

It is a debian bug. I have removed it now and am preparing packages
for upload. Sorry for troubling the list. :-(

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