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Re: Fix disable-static -all-static

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Fix disable-static -all-static
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 15:29:57 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17+20080114 (2008-01-14)

On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 01:42:19PM +0000, Nix wrote:
> > * Ralf Wildenhues wrote on Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 12:56:56PM CET:
> >> I'll address 25 separately (confirmed with --disable-static, BTW).
> >
> > Proposed, slightly ugly patch.
> It's only ugly if you consider it nasty to encode knowledge of the
> program being tested into the testsuite, and if that's bad then white-
> box testing is hopeless and most of the new libtool testsuite goes to
> the wall :)

No, it's ugly in that ideally, all per-system knowledge is encoded in
libtool.m4 and ltdl.m4, and expressed in the variables at the beginning
of the generated libtool script, and thus, all other code should just
decide based on that.

Thanks to you and Bob for the feedback, I've applied the patch.


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