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Re: Building .so files only.

From: Tom Howard
Subject: Re: Building .so files only.
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2003 17:35:09 +1000
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Hi Ralph,

On Friday 29 August 2003 16:53, Schleicher Ralph (LLI) wrote:
> In libtool jargon, ".so file" is a synonym for a shared library.
> This includes all companion files, but their names and number
> depend on libtool's configuration and build options.  E.g., HP-UX
> uses .sl instead of .so for the shared library file name extension,
> but libtool users on HP-UX also talk about .so files, so that
> libtool users on other systems don't get confused.

That's my point.  My understanding of Stephen problem is that he doesn't want 
to build/install the companion files.

On Wednesday 27 August 2003 16:21, Stephen Torri wrote:
> I am trying to build libraries that will act as modules in a program. At
> present when I do a compile its building .la, .so, .so.0.0 and .so.0.0.0
> files. I am looking for advice on how to setup my file so
> that all I get installed is a .so file. Ideas?

So in his situation, patching libtool and using -shared isn't really going to 
solve his problem.  Correct?


Tom Howard

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