Freeze Question

David Detlefsen detlefsend at
Thu Aug 7 17:50:10 CEST 2003

On 8/4/03 3:15 PM, "Skip Montanaro" <skip at> wrote:

Thanks Skip for the following....

> I think Modules/Setup is about it.  If I had to do this today, here's what
> I'd do.
>   1. Starting from a clean source tree, run the 'script' command to get
>      a log of the session in a file named 'typescript'.
>   2. Exit the script session.
>   3. Run the usual 'configure ; make' commands.
>   4. Edit Modules/Setup, uncommenting those modules which you want built
>      statically.  Many are simple and require no extra compile or link
>      flags.  For others, use the build commands found in the typescript
>      file to identify -I..., -L..., and -l... flags.  Obviously, omit or
>      modify any flags that would be used to generate a shared library
>      (-shared, -Bshared, -fPIC, etc).
>   5. Run 'make clean ; make'
>   6. Test the resulting executable.
>   7. Repeat steps 4-6 as necessary.
>   8. Congratulate yourself on a job well done and buy yourself a beer.

I'm to the point where two modules are not found by freeze:

Warning:  unknown modules remain:  pcre strop

There is no mention of these in my Modules/Setup file.  Any suggestions.


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