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FS#72495 - [libtool] bad linker flags in macOS BigSur or newer

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Carlo Marcelo Arenas Belón (carenas) - Thursday, 21 October 2021, 00:33 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Tuesday, 02 November 2021, 18:36 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Core
Status Assigned
Assigned To Jelle van der Waa (jelly)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No



packages bootstrapped using this version of libtool.m4, fail to correctly set the recommended linker flags starting with macOS 11.

Additional info:
* package version(s)
* config and/or log files etc.
* link to upstream bug report, if any

Steps to reproduce:
any package bootstrapped in Arch Linux will be affected, but will need a macOS host to reproduce.

an example of the effect can be seen in :

the patch proposed upstream and currently (with some differences) in use by Homebrew and MacPorts:

proposed patch attached
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