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Re: Converting a project to libtool

From: Steve M. Robbins
Subject: Re: Converting a project to libtool
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2002 12:07:29 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.4i

On Thu, Sep 19, 2002 at 08:50:23AM +0300, Tor Lillqvist wrote:
> Steve M. Robbins writes:
>  > then you can just reverse-engineer
>  > the computation that libtool does.  Then choose values for Current,
>  > Revision, and Age that give you the answer you want.
> Or choose fresh current, revision, age values that won't cause a clash
> with your current name now or in the future (or even a new
> "basename"), and put in a postinstall hook in the Makefile (.am) to
> add a symbolic link.

Your suggestion is the better one.  I considered suggesting this, but
I hadn't thought of the clever backwards-compat symlink.  Nice!

Remember to remove the symlink when you update Current.


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