Subject: RE: Use of libtool in pkgs
To: Tim Rightnour <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 07/16/1998 09:06:44
On Thu, 16 Jul 1998, Tim Rightnour wrote:
: # Note that the library is changed to have a .la extension, and the objects
: # are changed to have a .lo extension. Change OBJS as necessary. This
: # automatically creates all of the .a, .so.major.minor, and ELF symlinks (if
: # necessary) in the build directory.
: Ok.. I'll bite.. I'm trying to build mysql on alpha. (so far, its still
: going) it builds fine if I replace -Bforcearchive with --whole-archive.
: However.. --whole-archive doesn't work on my i386-1.3 So.. how do you cope
: with this with libtool? Does it do it automagically?
As of yet, libtool doesn't support linking libraries into a .so file; that
linking should be done at "ar" and "ranlib" time, not afterwards. Libtool
replaces the "ar"/"ranlib" step entirely, and links the shared object at the
-- Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Bus. email@example.com)