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Re: Problems installing dependant libraries

From: Albert Chin
Subject: Re: Problems installing dependant libraries
Date: Sat, 13 Mar 2004 11:19:08 -0600
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On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 01:25:15PM -0600, Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Mar 2004, Fredrick Meunier wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have just come across the same problem raised in the thread "Library
> > dependencies & make install" on the automake lists in January this year
> > (<>) in a
> > reasonably large project.
> >
> > The last message in the thread from Alexandre Duret-Lutz suggests:
> > "Another idea is to split the installation procedure in two
> > steps: copy all libraries, and once it is done relink all
> > libraries.  Would that work?  If so, we need a way to tell
> > libtool to copy libraries without relinking."
> The fundamental problem is that Automake does not have an overall
> coherent understanding of the library dependencies when libraries are
> built using a recursive build.  Without understanding the library
> dependencies, it is difficult to see how relinking would work.

Why not just have the developer write a so the libraries
are built/installed in the correct order?

albert chin (address@hidden)

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