Subject: Re: libtool [was Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc]
To: Nick Hudson <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/09/2000 21:40:18
On Fri, 8 Dec 2000, Nick Hudson wrote:

: OK. So I did some testing on top of reading the libtool source and I now
: see that strange things happen when release is also specified. The
: version information is included but all sorts links are also created.
: For example
: ->

This is partly because of "-soname", which ELF has, but a.out doesn't.

Libtool is /supposed to/ have ways to work around this by putting
information into the .la file.

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