Policy on naming of implibs
Daniel P. Berrange
berrange at redhat.com
Sun Nov 23 14:43:42 UTC 2008
On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 09:42:19PM +0100, Farkas Levente wrote:
> Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > So I think we need a policy that implibs need to be named after the
> > pattern 'lib*.dll.a'.
> > By my reckoning this problem affects:
> > mingw32-bzip2 (fixed by the changeset above)
> > mingw32-readline
> > mingw32-pdcurses
> probably it's the best quick solution, but is not there any change to
> fix it at the libtool side?
While nice in theory it doesn't really help us for any existing released
software. All apps ship with the libtool scripts in their source tree
and we absolutely don't want to be in the business of replacing the
existing libtool scripts in things we're building.
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