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Re: pkg/35307 (libtool vs

Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
The following reply was made to PR pkg/35307; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
Cc: Subject: Re: pkg/35307 (libtool vs
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2010 06:53:07 +0100

 On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 05:50:03AM +0000, Dan McMahill wrote:
> libtool creates tags which are stored in ${prefix}/bin/libtool and they > are based on the compiler characteristics in the compiler used to build > libtool. This means if you ever try to switch from say f2c-f77 for your > fortran compiler to gfortran, you'll have a bad libtool and you end up > having to rebuild everything. Everything is a bit too much. Rebuildling libtool-base and the fortran
 dependencies should certainly be enough.

everything is maybe a bit much, but most of the things written in fortran are lower level libs. So you end up rebuilding low level packages and then the ones which depended upon those as well.

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