Subject: Re: lang/tcl, lang/tcl83 build failure on MacOS X
To: Dan Winship <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/08/2004 12:27:46
On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 09:38:10PM -0400, Dan Winship wrote:
> (The patches make it (1) not use libtool to build static libraries

Why not?

> (2) 
> fix the assumption that the shared library name ends in ".so", as well 
> as fixing up the Makefile dependencies so it doesn't end up trying to 
> rebuild things at install time, and (3) deal with the fact that the 
> installed libs have a different name on some OSes, including OS X.)

I think we should have the same name on all supported platforms, so
that all dependencies can link against -ltcl84 and we don't have
to special case for some of them to link against -ltcl8.4.