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Re: [PATCH 1/2] AC_CONFIG_MACRO_DIRS: new macro, mostly for aclocal

From: Adrian Bunk
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] AC_CONFIG_MACRO_DIRS: new macro, mostly for aclocal
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2012 15:35:51 +0300
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 02:50:20AM +0300, Andrew W. Nosenko wrote:
> >> and noone uses libtool without automake (the reverse is not
> >> true again).
> >
> > Wrong.  For better or worse, Libtool has a goal of specifically being
> > usable even without autoconf or automake.
> Yes, but this goal is missed.  And missed very far and heavy.  At the
> current state, libtool is just a semi-portable automake plugin for
> generation of shared libraries.  May be I'm not too polite, but can
> you, or anyone else, point me to the even one real live non-died
> project, which uses libtool without automake?

ncurses (when configured with --with-libtool)



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