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Re: New libtool maintainer

From: Ozkan Sezer
Subject: Re: New libtool maintainer
Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2021 11:56:04 +0300

On 10/27/21, Alex Ameen <> wrote:
> Howdy!
> This is Alex Ameen reporting in from Austin, Texas. I'm a long time GNU
> and `autotools' user who specializes in ELF linking and loading. I'm
> writing you today to introduce myself and announce that I was recently
> approved as the new maintainer of `libtool'!
> I'm excited to bring some updates to the tool and want to thank everyone
> for their patience while I work my through the pending patch/bug lists
> and get familiar with some of the maintenance infrastructure.
> In the near future I look forward to extending `libtool' support for
> modern ELF shared objects, and improved integration with the rest of
> `autotools'. I'll share a more detailed roadmap after I've worked my
> through the pending tasks in the mailing lists.
> I want to express my appreciation for all of the `autotools' and
> `libtool' maintainers/contributors before me. I understand that
> `libtool' is an important piece of infrastructure for a number of
> important pieces of software, and I aim to treat modifications and
> extensions appropriately with that responsibility in mind ( don't worry
> I'm not going to break legacy behavior with reckless abandon haha ).
> Feel free to reach out if you have pending patches/issues you want to
> "bump", ideas for improvements, general advice for a new GNU maintainer
> - and above all if you'd like to lend a hand toward getting `libtool' up
> and running again.
> Thank you for your time,
> -Alex Ameen

It would be nice if the patches for the following long-standing
bugs were applied: (also reported
        duplicately as 22895, 31900 and 36762) (also see 44684)

And maybe this?


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