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Re: Several questions about libtool

From: Peter Rosin
Subject: Re: Several questions about libtool
Date: Sat, 07 Jan 2012 19:46:41 +0100
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Russ Allbery skrev 2012-01-07 03:13:
> Bob Friesenhahn <address@hidden> writes:
>> Libtool's mode of operation works with static builds and on systems
>> where all libraries have to be supplied at link time.
> Of which there are very few still in existence in terms of widespread use,
> since most systems now use ELF or (like Mac OS X) some other object format
> that doesn't require this.  Solaris is definitely not one of them.  I
> believe you may still need this on such platforms as AIX or HP-UX that use
> a much different object format, but I'm not at all certain of that; it's
> been years since I've used them.

You are somehow forgetting Windows, probably the most widespread system of
them all.  On Windows, you have to specify all libraries at link time and
Libtool helps with that.


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