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Re: Chosing between system and builtin library

From: Sylvain Beucler
Subject: Re: Chosing between system and builtin library
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2008 08:40:59 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 08:48:08PM +0200, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> Hi Sylvain,
> * Sylvain Beucler wrote on Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 08:55:56PM CEST:
> > 
> > (I'm not 100% sure this is the right list, please let me know if this
> > is the case :))
> Good enough, I'd say.
> > I'd like to implement something like gettext's inclusion of 'libintl',
> > which can be either included in the source tarball (for users), or
> > reused from a system library (for distros).
> > 
> > gettext's implementation looks complicated. Is there an easier way to
> > do the job? I'm pretty sure there are some caveats to be aware of when
> > specifying the library.
> I think so.  FWIW libltdl is similar (but probably even more
> complicated).
> Anyway, for a start I'd try to use an AC_CONFIG_SUBDIRS in the toplevel
> package (ignores non-existent subdirs), a subdir conigure for the
> library, and set LIBFOO, LTLIBFOO, INCFOO (or whatever naming)
> accordingly in a m4 macro that you ship to use.  The important bit when
> using libtool is that you specify (and use) LTLIBFOO as sub/
> when internal.  I think the gnulib module havelib can help you.
> Hope that helps.

Thanks, I'll have a look.


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