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Re: [PATCH] change order of -L options when relinking

From: Abel Cheung
Subject: Re: [PATCH] change order of -L options when relinking
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2003 23:31:01 +0800

On 2003-11-02(Sun) 00:05:58 +0900, Peter O'Gorman wrote:
> >This fixes a problem where you have a program depending on a shared
> >library from within the same source tree, you have an OLDER version of
> >that shared library on the system already and you install the newer
> >version using a prefix= or DESTDIR= diversion.
> Applied to HEAD, on the theory that nothing can break relinking any more 
> than it is currently broken.

Thanks for applying fix to this problem, it was persisting among Linux
package maintainers FOR YEARS (not sure if other unices are
affected), and somehow any proposal to cure it is rejected/ignored,
forcing each distribution to include its own hacks, or (in extreme
practice) include hacked version of libtool into EACH INDIVIDUAL
package. That's what I saw in RPM world, not sure if it's the same in


> Thanks,
> Peter
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Abel Cheung
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