Subject: Re: glib2 on OS X (buildlink3 and/or libtool 1.5 problem?)
To: Dan Winship <>
From: Dan Winship <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/15/2004 20:46:40
On Feb 14, 2004, at 3:55 PM, Dan Winship wrote:
> The problem is that buildlink3 is turning
>     ../glib/.libs/libglib-2.0.dylib
> into
>     -L../glib/.libs -lglib-2
> because it thinks the ".0" is part of a shared library version rather 
> than being part of the library name. (And in fact, the complete 
> library name is libglib-, and there's really no way it 
> can know that the ".0" is part of the library name and the ".200.3" 
> isn't.)

Actually, just making the "p" rule in gen-transform work like it did in 
buildlink2 seems to work fine. (I can build at least as far as gtk2.) 
Was there some problem in buildlink2 that the more complicated "p" rule 
in buildlink3 is supposed to be fixing?

-- Dan