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RE: AIX details
RE: AIX details
Wed, 4 Oct 2000 10:59:36 -0700
Makes sense. How do you want to work things? Do you have patches against
against something newer? It's going to take me a little time to get my
synced up with the current libtool source.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: address@hidden [mailto:address@hidden
> Sent: Wednesday, October 04, 2000 8:37 AM
> To: address@hidden; address@hidden
> Subject: Re: AIX details
> Hi Howard,
> I also have some libtool changes for AIX I have been getting ready
> to send in.
> Would you mind coordinating/merging our changes so we don't possibly
> end up stepping on each other?
> Dan McNichol
> IBM Austin, Texas
> > From: "Howard Chu" <address@hidden>
> > I've made some patches to libtool 1.3.3 (and now 1.3.5) for AIX that I'd
> > like to
> > contribute back. In brief:
> > AIX doesn't need the "lib" prefix
> > The -bexpall flag is not really usable for shared libraries;
> they will
> > tend to
> > export some private C runtime symbols as well, and then runtime
> > linking will
> > fail because these symbols are multiply defined. Fix to always
> > generate and use
> > an explicit export file for shared libraries.
> > Set dlopen_self to true; the test program can't determine
> this without an
> > export
> > file so just bypass the test.
> > Use the -bexpall flag when linking programs, to support self dlopen.
> > The hardcoded libpath support is messy, I've cleaned it up a little.
> > -- Howard Chu
> > Chief Architect, Symas Corp. Director, Highland Sun
> > http://www.symas.com http://highlandsun.com/hyc
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