Subject: Re: rpath flags vs wrapper scripts
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/30/2005 23:45:13
On Sun, Oct 30, 2005 at 05:19:16PM -0500, Dan McMahill wrote:
> So, whats the best way to fix this?
> 1)  maybe wcalc-config should't try to include any rpath flags and leave 
> it up to the programs which link to it.  Of course since the wrapper 
> scripts seem to get tripped up sometimes during my rpath tests, I'm not 
> sure this will work right.
> 2)  some magic variable in cad/libwcalc/Makefile or 
> cad/gtk-wcalc/Makefile that causes either the first autoconf test to 
> give more accurate results or to fix up the command on the second?

3) Use libtool for what it is intended to do.

I think that is the easiest and most portable solution. Just don't
hard-wire any strange conditionals in configure based on libtool.m4
please :-)