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Re: Invoking Build.PL/Makefile.PL from automake?

From: Russ Allbery
Subject: Re: Invoking Build.PL/Makefile.PL from automake?
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2006 20:06:00 -0700
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Bob Friesenhahn <address@hidden> writes:
> On Wed, 12 Apr 2006, Russ Allbery wrote:

>> # If I don't tell MakeMaker about the full path to the just-built
>> # library, it will helpfully delete the -lwebauth reference and then
>> # create a broken module, while saying that this is probably harmless.
>> # If I do include it, I

> I recall that some versions of MakeMaker will reject an absolute path to
> a library.

I never give an absolute path to a library, nor is that what the comment
is saying.  The comment is saying that if I pass -lwebauth to MakeMaker
without telling it where to find the library, it will delete -lwebauth
from the link even if I've cobbled things up so that if it went ahead and
actually ran the linker, the linker would figure it out.

Russ Allbery (address@hidden)             <>

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