Opened 18 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#670 closed defect (wontfix)

IRIX: GDAL uses a too big command line for linking when using included libTIFF/GeoTIFF

Reported by: dirk@… Owned by: warmerdam
Priority: high Milestone:
Component: default Version: unspecified
Severity: minor Keywords:

Description (last modified by Jukka Rahkonen)

On IRIX (N32) at the last stage of compilation process, the linker (ld32) fails
due to a too long command line. I've used included libTIFF and included

You'll find attached the output of the linker, my config.log and the
port/cpl_config.h file.

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output.txt (20.7 KB ) - added by dirk@… 18 years ago.
Output during gmake
config.log (51.0 KB ) - added by dirk@… 18 years ago.
configure's config.log
cpl_config.h (3.8 KB ) - added by dirk@… 18 years ago.

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Change History (7)

by dirk@…, 18 years ago

Attachment: output.txt added

Output during gmake

by dirk@…, 18 years ago

Attachment: config.log added

configure's config.log

by dirk@…, 18 years ago

Attachment: cpl_config.h added


comment:1 by dirk@…, 18 years ago

Patch available. Will supply it after I ran full testing on it.

At the moment I'm getting lots of warnings when I link mapserver (linked against
system's libtiff) against it. I'm not sure if mapserver works with it, because
of the issue we discussed recently with mapserver+libgd on the mapserver-dev
mailing list.

comment:2 by dirk@…, 18 years ago

Ich attached a patch to #652 that also fixes this IRIX problem. With the
mapserver linked against GDAL I was unable to get raster images working. I got
some 'xyz' previously defined here and there messages, I don't know if this is a
sign of the same bug.

comment:3 by Jukka Rahkonen, 8 years ago

Description: modified (diff)

Is compiling on IRIX a real problem nowadays of can we close this ticket?

comment:4 by Even Rouault, 8 years ago

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

We officially support no platform, and on those zero-supported platforms, IRIX is less than not supported ;-) More seriously if people want to run on IRIX, having a decent compiler (GCC) is probably a pre-requisite.

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