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Re: libltdl and make dist

From: Gary V. Vaughan
Subject: Re: libltdl and make dist
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2005 13:20:25 +0100
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Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> Your bootstrap has
> | $LIBTOOLIZE --version | head -n 1 && $LIBTOOLIZE --force
> but should have
> | $LIBTOOLIZE --version | head -n 1 && $LIBTOOLIZE --force  --ltdl
> instead, to ensure consistent versions of m4 files.  Actually, if you
> don't need to support older Autoconf versions, it should use
> `autoreconf' instead of calling the autotools individually.
> If you want only one instance of the libtool.m4 macros and can allow use
> of latest autotools only, you should create a m4 directory, add
> to toplevel, put all .m4 files there 
> (autoreconf calls the autotools with the right options then)
> [and for a future libtoolize version
> to toplevel].

Actually, you can do even better than that when using libltdl.  To avoid
duplication of configaux files and m4 macros between libltdl and your parent
project then in $top_srcdir/

ACLOCAL_AMFLAGS = -I libltdl/m4

in $top_srcdir/


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