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Re: Alternate SONAME values

From: Ganesan Rajagopal
Subject: Re: Alternate SONAME values
Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2005 09:26:16 +0530
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>>>>> "Albert" == Albert Chin <address@hidden> writes:

> On Thu, Jul 07, 2005 at 03:53:17PM +0530, Ganesan Rajagopal wrote:
>> >>>>> "Keith" == Keith Packard <address@hidden> writes:
>> > There is another way to solve the problem; we can change the SONAME in
>> > the versioned filename varients:
>> > Version 6 Xaw      ->
>> > Version 7 Xaw      ->
>> > Version 8 Xaw      ->
>> May be I am missing something here. Assuming you used -version-info to
>> generate the libraries, libtool embeds the library SONAME with the major
>> version into the library by default. 

> But libtool does not compute the SONAME across all platforms the same.

I didn't know this. But trying to make -version-info get the SONAME
you need is an abuse of libtool in any case. I think -version-number option
available in recent versions of libtool is perfect for this.


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