Subject: Re: libtool & intra-library linking
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/19/2000 22:30:59
On Tue, 19 Sep 2000, Todd Vierling wrote:

> On Tue, 19 Sep 2000, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> : > is that a bug or a feature that the latest libtool doesn't allow linking
> : > shared libs against each other any more (at least while still
> : > uninstalled) any more? It used to work with older libtool.
> : 
> : Bug. It should do it on ELF, not bother on a.out.
> Interlibrary dependencies do work on NetBSD a.out.  If it doesn't work on
> a.out in libtool, that's a bug in libtool too.

They don't seem to work on 1.4.3/m68k. You can't link anything with
"-lXt", for example, without also linking in "-lSM -lICE" manually.
(See PR pkg/9971, for one.)