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Re: libtool 1.4.2 on Darwin

From: Christoph Egger
Subject: Re: libtool 1.4.2 on Darwin
Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2002 00:48:15 +0200 (MEST)

> While we're on the subject of darwin and libtool, we've been needing to
> make changes to libtool to make KDE compile on darwin that haven't been
> discussed in this thread.
> Darwin's GCC has a number of very weird states it can get into during
> the linking stage because of it's crappy ld (grin), and I don't think
> many things have exercised them until we tried to get something really
> big to build with libtool.
> Attached is a patch with some of the fixes that have gone into the
> KDE-Darwin tree.  I haven't done all of these changes myself, Dave
> Vasilevsky (who has posted libtool patches previously, I think) is the
> one who found most of these issues.
> The libtool.m4 bit includes the fixed module test discussed here in the
> last couple of days, as well as the -install_name bug, but it also fixes
> some symbol issues when linking some C++ bits.  It basically has to
> implement a two-pass compile to make linking happy.  The second part
> (the bit) disables lazy linking because of C++ issues as well.
> The patch is made against libtool CVS top-of-tree as of a few minutes
> ago; if you have any problems with it or need changes, let me know.  It
> would be great to have darwin linking properly out-of-the-box with
> libtool.  =)

Ah, tnx!

The libtool.m4 patch caused me some problems.
configure said, _LT_AC_TAGVAR is probably an undefined macro.
Then I replaced  _LT_AC_TAGVAR(archive_cmds, $1) by archive_cmds
and that works fine for me. That's a better fix than the mine. TNX!


Christoph Egger
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