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[gnurl] 208/411: TODO: Add OpenBSD libtool notice

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Subject: [gnurl] 208/411: TODO: Add OpenBSD libtool notice
Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 01:20:23 +0100

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commit 6603917c3aba5bb280e1c8f48558552a6548a627
Author: Emil Engler <>
AuthorDate: Wed Sep 30 19:31:07 2020 +0200

    TODO: Add OpenBSD libtool notice
    See #5862
    Closes #6030
 docs/TODO | 10 ++++++++++
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)

diff --git a/docs/TODO b/docs/TODO
index 16e82e126..d45319d7b 100644
--- a/docs/TODO
+++ b/docs/TODO
@@ -167,6 +167,7 @@
  19. Build
  19.1 roffit
  19.2 Enable PIE and RELRO by default
+ 19.3 Don't use GNU libtool on OpenBSD
  20. Test suite
  20.1 SSL tunnel
@@ -1187,6 +1188,15 @@ that doesn't exist on the server, just like 
  to no impact, neither on the performance nor on the general functionality of
+19.3 Don't use GNU libtool on OpenBSD
+ When compiling curl on OpenBSD with "--enable-debug" it will give linking
+ errors when you use GNU libtool. This can be fixed by using the libtool
+ provided by OpenBSD itself. However for this the user always needs to invoke
+ make with "LIBTOOL=/usr/bin/libtool". It would be nice if the script could
+ have some magic to detect if this system is an OpenBSD host and then use the
+ OpenBSD libtool instead.
+ See
 20. Test suite

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