[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: Hack for inter-library dependency (make DESTDIR=... install) problem
Re: Hack for inter-library dependency (make DESTDIR=... install) problem.
01 Dec 2001 11:08:57 +1100
Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) XEmacs/21.4 (Artificial Intelligence)
>>>>> "Rob" == Rob Browning <address@hidden> writes:
Rob> For those stuck on this problem (and presuming we're not just
Rob> using libtool improperly in Guile) I've figured out a
Rob> temporary hack that will allow you to build and install
Rob> packages in temporary (i.e. not --prefix) directories when
Rob> you have inter-library dependencies.
Rob> I just had to add a spurious -L for the build directory of
Rob> the depended on library whereever appropriate. i.e.
Rob> libguilereadline_la_LIBADD = ../libguile/libguile.la
Rob> libguilereadline_la_LIBADD = -L`pwd`/../libguile/.libs
Rob> This may add an unwanted -rpath, so if someone has a better
Rob> suggestion, I'd be happy to hear it.
While this would work, it has the (IMHO) nasty side affect that any
libraries previously installed in, say /usr/lib, will take priority (I
think) over the library that was just built in the source code tree.
It also means hacking around with the Makefiles.
Brian May <address@hidden>