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Re: diff/Makefile.am


From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: diff/Makefile.am
Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2001 10:40:03 -0500

Pavel Roskin wrote:

> Hello, Derek!
>
> > > I don't understand what you mean, but probably we are talking about
> > > different things. If you are linking against libfoo and it depends on
> >
> > No, I don't think we were.talking about different things.  I meant that 
> > when a
> > Libtool lib gets installed that it installs a metadata file called libx.la 
> > (where x
> > is package-dependant), then shoves the "real" libx.a & libx.so files in a 
> > '.libs'
> > directory where they, in theory, won't be noticed.
>
> If the word "installed" is indeed what you meant to say, it must be a very
> serious bug in Libtool that I have never observed.

Hey Pavel.  :)

Whoops.  I guess it's not a problem then.  Like I said, my knowledge of Libtool 
is still
sketchy.  I believe what I described is what happens during the build of a 
project, and
I assumed from your description of Libtool as, "viral", that the same behavior 
would be
evident on install.

My apologies, but I think what I said still applies to the viral creep of 
Libtool inside
projects?

Derek

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