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Re: libtool-1.5.26 -- patch for handling predefined lt_cv_sys_lib_*

From: Peter O'Gorman
Subject: Re: libtool-1.5.26 -- patch for handling predefined lt_cv_sys_lib_*
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 17:52:14 -0600
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Peter Breitenlohner wrote:
> Hi,
> I think the handling of the predefined values (new in 1.5.26) for
>     lt_cv_sys_lib_search_path_spec
> and
>     lt_cv_sys_lib_dlsearch_path_spec
> is somewhat broken, and in any case produces confusing output.
> Attached is a small patch handling this differently (IMHO better).
> Please apply

I applied without the AC_MSG_NOTICE to both HEAD and branch-1-5.
> The present handling of these predefined values is sort of broken.
> If explicitly specified by the user, the output should say so.

Why? The user set it, the user knows she set it.

> If not, they should not be propagated from CC to CXX to F77.

That is not a problem, as the variables are not tagged they are the same
for all tags. :(

The current situation is that the last tag wins for every variable
defined in the DYNAMIC_LINKER checks. Mostly F77 and GCJ "win" - this is
a known brokenness, using whatever the C compiler had was somewhat better :)

Thank you,

Peter O'Gorman

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