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Re: PATCH: Fix libtool to support Linux/mips

From: Alexandre Oliva
Subject: Re: PATCH: Fix libtool to support Linux/mips
Date: 07 Feb 2002 16:11:43 -0200
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On Feb  7, 2002, Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> wrote:

> 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?

Because for unlisted architectures, the status was unknown, so libtool
took the conservative approach of assuming that linking static
libraries into shared libraries didn't always work.

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