Subject: Re: Libtool on NetBSD/ELF
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Nick Hudson <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/06/2000 16:07:51
Todd Vierling wrote:
> On 2 Oct 2000, Steinar Hamre wrote:
> : I think you should. Currenly `sunos' is used for NetBSD/aout and elf.
> : version_type=sunos is *not* meant for ELF, and does not set any soname
> : at all! (you do not get *any* versioning).

So I got a little bit of time to check these things...

> It used to set soname -- there's something changed in that; the existence of
> soname was (in libtool pre-1.3 CVS) determined by a different option.

It still is: archive_cmds.

> Perhaps we need to invent a "netbsd" version_type?

If we want teeny number support then I believe a "netbsd" version_type
is the way to go.

So do we want teeny number support?