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Re: install phase fails

From: Brian May
Subject: Re: install phase fails
Date: 27 May 2001 11:36:53 +1000
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>>>>> "Brian" == Brian May <address@hidden> writes:

>>>>> "Alexandre" == Alexandre Oliva <address@hidden> writes:
    Alexandre> The problem has to do with requiring relinking at
    Alexandre> install time.  This is necessary when one library in
    Alexandre> the build tree depends on another library in the build
    Alexandre> tree.  The other library must be installed first, and,
    Alexandre> when the former is to be installed, the other must
    Alexandre> already be accessible in its previously-specified
    Alexandre> installation path, which is different from the prefix
    Alexandre> you have specified at install time.

    Alexandre> In general, when relinking is necessary, you must not
    Alexandre> use a different prefix to install than the one used to
    Alexandre> build.

    Brian> In which case, you are saying that libtool is completely
    Brian> broken and unusable for creating Debian packages? You can't
    Brian> have both set the same, the package has to be created from
    Brian> the build directory, and it gets installed in the correct
    Brian> spot when the package gets installed.

I will rephrase my question: what method should I use in order to
temporarily install shared libraries into a different place for
Brian May <address@hidden>

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