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Re: The meaning of $Config{libs} and $Config{perllibs}

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From:
James E Keenan
Date:
August 17, 2017 13:52
Subject:
Re: The meaning of $Config{libs} and $Config{perllibs}
Message ID:
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On 08/17/2017 02:44 AM, Petr Pisar wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> XML-LibXML blindly passes $Config{libs} value to linker flags. If perl is
> built with GDBM support, the $Config{libs} contains -lgdbm. If libgdbm.so (not
> to confuse with libgdm.so.4, GNU/Linux makes distinction between libraries
> for building and for running) is removed from the system, XML-LibXML fails
> <https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=83028>. 

The discussion in that ticket refers to XML::LibXSLT rather than 
XML::LibXML.   Does that make a difference to your question?

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan

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