Subject: Re: libtool on Solaris [was Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc]
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/28/2001 15:34:03
On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, Hubert Feyrer wrote:

: > The question is do we want libtool to do the default thing for Solaris
: > or the default thing for pkgsrc? The former would mean a lot of
: > divergence in the PLISTs as you have noted.
: Would it be possible to let our automatic shlib handling DTRT in the
: default solaris case?

No.  The problem is that shlib numbering is done in a rather ludicrous
(IMNSHO) way on `most' ELF platforms, including Solaris.  A "-version-info
1:2:3" may end up with a number very different from .1.2[.3].

The pkgsrc libtool can be forced to use the same format on Solaris for
pkgsrc via a patch to ltconfig, if desired.

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