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Re: PATCH: Fix libtool to support Linux/mips


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: PATCH: Fix libtool to support Linux/mips
Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2002 10:54:29 +0100
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Alexandre Oliva <address@hidden> writes:

|> On Feb  4, 2002, "H . J . Lu" <address@hidden> wrote:
|> 
|> > On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 09:52:04AM -0200, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
|> >> On Feb  4, 2002, "H . J . Lu" <address@hidden> wrote:
|> >> 
|> >> >         * libtool.m4 (lt_cv_deplibs_check_method): Support Linux/mips.
|> >> 
|> >> Before I waste any further time on it, is it any different from the
|> >> patch I rejected some months ago?  It seems to still have the same
|> >> problem.
|> 
|> > I don't remember why you rejected it.
|> 
|> The reason was that your patch enabled dependency tracking control
|> that is unnecessary for most GNU/Linux systems.  It was only necessary
|> for old ARM systems whose glibc was broken.

Then why wasn't this done explicitly in the first place?  Why is there an
incomplete test for architectures != arm when it is much more robust to
make a single check for arm?

Andreas.

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