Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/x11/gtk2-engines
To: Rene Hexel <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/07/2003 13:10:19
On Tue, Jan 07, 2003 at 07:57:49AM +1000, Rene Hexel wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-01-06 at 17:32, Nick Hudson wrote:
> > > Still, these files serve no purpose other than to bloat the
> > > package size.  Can't they just be left out of the package even
> > > though they are built?
> > 
> > Not without patching libtool.
>   Hmm, we could create a libtool-dynamic package that shares most of
> libtool-base, but configures with --disable-static.  If we can make this
> co-exist with libtool-base, we could use libtool-dynamic instead of
> libtool for packages that create plugins.

After some discussion with Nick, I'm actively working on this, but
instead of a separate package, I'm including "shlibtool" in the
libtool-base package.  I'm going to add a new pkgsrc make variable
"SHLIBTOOL_OVERRIDE" that is analogous to LIBTOOL_OVERRIDE and should
be set in the package Makefile.

Patches will be forthcoming.  Watch this space.


	-- Johnny Lam <>