[ros-users] Fedora rosdep patches

Matthieu Herrb matthieu.herrb at laas.fr
Tue Nov 30 08:55:42 UTC 2010

On Thu, Nov 04, 2010 at 06:50:27PM +0100, Steven Bellens wrote:
> 2010/11/4 Severin Lemaignan <severin.lemaignan at laas.fr>:
> >> /usr/bin/ld: note: 'XNextEvent' is defined in DSO
> >> /usr/lib64/libX11.so.6 so try adding it to the linker command line
> >> /usr/lib64/libX11.so.6: could not read symbols: Invalid operation
> >>
> >> which I'm not able to solve at the moment :). It's not package
> >> related, I checked out the svn version from the opende homepage, which
> >> behaves the same.
> >
> > Well, this bug is due to a change in the Fedora linker in Fedora 13, and
> > basically, if you add manually a -lX11, it should compile.
> > This is due to a stricter policy in linking, and should actually be
> > filled as a bug upstream, I guess.
> I've filed a ticket at the openDE project page:
> https://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=3103061&group_id=24884&atid=382799#

Would it be possible to add a patch in the ros tree in the meantime? 

So far I fail to see how the patches present in the patches/ subdir
are used, but it seems to be the mechanism for this kind of issues...

Matthieu Herrb

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