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Re: (ITS#6102) configure skips winsock check
> Full_Name: Christoph Hannebauer
> Version: 2.4.16
> OS: Windows/cygwin
> URL: www.hannebauer.name/configure.in.patch
> Submission from: (NULL) (126.96.36.199)
> I use cygwin to build OpenLDAP with the MinGW target. The configure script
> incorrectly skips the check for winsock. This results in a missing -lws2_32
> parameter in some makefiles, I get error messages like
> /cygdrive/d/TestProgs/openldap-2.4.16/libraries/liblber/io.c:531: undefined
> reference to `_WSASetLastError@4'
> The author of ITS#6078 (http://www.openldap.org/its/index.cgi/Incoming?id=6078)
> notes that this problem occurs since 2.4.14, but I haven't tested that.
Thanks. Yes, the configure script handling of winsock changed between 2.4.13
and 2.4.14. This patch is now committed to HEAD.
> The attached patch file is a diff to configure.in version 1.696. I have tested
> it on my machine and it solved the problem (The reason was an erroneous
> if-statement. The if-condition should only evaluate true if MS Visual C++ is
> used). I've also included another small fix for the winsock detection which
> happened to not affect my system, but seemed obviously wrong. It's only a very
> minor fix, so I assumed it would be okay to not open another ticket for that
> patch. If I am wrong, please notify me and I will split up the patch file.
> I hope it's okay to have the legal statement here, otherwise I will include it
> as a comment in the patch file:
> I, Christoph Hannebauer, hereby place the following modifications to OpenLDAP
> Software (and only these modifications) into the public domain. Hence, these
> modifications may be freely used and/or redistributed for any purpose with or
> without attribution and/or other notice.
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