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Re: [PATCH] AIX: Optional filename-based shlib versioning

From: Gary V. Vaughan
Subject: Re: [PATCH] AIX: Optional filename-based shlib versioning
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 2014 11:02:25 +0000

Hi /haubi/ :),

On Dec 5, 2014, at 8:37 AM, Michael Haubenwallner <address@hidden> wrote
> On 12/03/2014 11:09 PM, Gary V. Vaughan wrote:
>> I'm sorry I forgot to thank you for this patch, which I applied in
>> time for the recent 2.4.4 release.
>> On Nov 24, 2014, at 1:09 PM, Michael Haubenwallner <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Support filename-based shared library versioning on AIX with the
>>> library filename extension, which is used with runtime linking only.
>>> Runtime linking is enabled by the -brtl linker flag for executables and
>>> the -G linker flag for Shared Objects. The behaviour is similar to
>>> Linux/SVR4 DT_SONAME, hence the name "aix-soname=svr4".
>> Much appreciated!  I did make some slight edits after applying, so
>> please check that it still works for you.
> Yes, testsuite results still works as expected.
> One note for the case-separator in tests/ to remember:
> LDFLAGS may contain both ':' and ',' eventually. OTOH, to break here
> LDFLAGS value would need to be invalid anyway (sth. like "-Wl,,").

Good point, I hadn't considered that when I changed your patch to match the
Libtool style precedent.  However, I think it would take an exceptionally
pathological case to actually fall into the wrong branch of the case statement,
so I'm inclinded not to worry about it just yet.

> Thank you so much!

No problem!

Gary V. Vaughan (gary AT gnu DOT org)

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