Subject: Re: dilema with use of LDFLAGS=-L${LOCALBASE}/lib vs. private
To: Greg A. Woods <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/18/1999 23:30:44
On Mon, 18 Oct 1999, Greg A. Woods wrote:

> I could also hack the package, but this gets very messy and tedious,
> especially for large packages, and even more difficult if the package
> were to also use GNU Automake.  Besides it's not a problem with the
> package, per se.  If both packages used shared libraries then the only
> solution would be to rename the least public library, but this is also
> ugly, at least to me.
> Does anyone have any other ideas?

You can give a path directly to the linker with
-l../libs/libconflicts.a. You'd probably only have 
to patch a single variable in a Makefile or two.