[gnutls-help] Self-test fail: apple's libtool is weird

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Thu Jun 5 09:15:42 CEST 2014

On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 11:00 PM, Daniel E. Macks <dmacks at netspace.org> wrote:
> Building gnutls-3.3.4 on OS X 10.8 with valgrind available gives
> several self-test failures in cert-tests: aki, pathlen, pem-decoding.
> In all cases, the log indicates that libtool failed due to invalid
> flags being used. The "libtool" program Apple supplies is not GNU
> libtool, but instead an OS X specific tool for handling some binary
> archives. These tests want to call GNU libtool in order to run the GNU
> libtool generated programs it just built, where for example from
> tests/cert-tests/aki:
>   VALGRIND="libtool --mode=execute ${VALGRIND}"

Thank you for reporting that. I've solved that a bit differently. I
now pass the $LIBTOOL variable to scripts and they will use that one
(normally in your system it would be the shipped libtool).


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