Matthias Klose, the tireless force behind the Debian / Ubuntu gcc, python, and what have you packages, sent me a minimal patch to let littler build when the
ldlinker uses the
--as-neededoption (as Ubuntu builds now do): all it took was a little reordering of arguments.
With that, I did a little cleanup as it has been a while since
The brief (upstream)
ChangeLog is as follows:
2011-09-15 Dirk Eddelbuettel * configure.in: Mark as release 0.1.4 * Makefile.am: Applied patch by Mathias Klose to prevent FTBFS with 'ld --as-needed', cf LP bug 770980. * littler.c: A few small tweaks suggested by 'gcc -Wall' * examples/install2.r: Added a second R package installer example * examples/update.r: Switch to '/usr/bin/r -t' as shebang line * examples/fsizes.r: Dito * littler.c: Update copyrights to 2011 * README: Idem