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Re: dependency handling oddity

From: Joe Orton
Subject: Re: dependency handling oddity
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2004 11:30:33 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.4.1i

On Fri, Mar 26, 2004 at 09:24:51AM +0900, Peter O'Gorman wrote:
> Joe Orton wrote:
> >In the attached Makefile, a convenience library "libssl.la" is created,
> >which depends on a system library -lssl.  This works fine except if
> >libssl.la already exists in the cwd, in which case libtool drops the
> >dependency on -lssl.  Unexpected behaviour?
> >
> You might want to name your convenience library something else. Asking 
> libtool to make a library named libssl with a dependency on an entirely 
> different libssl is not a good thing.

Yup, that's what I did.  It was still somewhat suprising (not to say
confusing) that libtool behaved differently on different "make"



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