Policy on naming of implibs

Farkas Levente lfarkas at lfarkas.org
Sun Nov 23 16:50:02 UTC 2008

Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> 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'.
> Agreed.
>>> 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.

but may be can ask libtool people since i assume they don't even aware
this problem.

  Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"

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