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Re: system libraries that need -R/path/

From: Albert Chin
Subject: Re: system libraries that need -R/path/
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 07:17:53 -0600
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On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 12:50:38PM +0000, Gary V. Vaughan wrote:
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> Harlan Stenn wrote:
> | Does somebody have an autoconf macro to handle adding -R/path/ stuff when
> | libraries are found?
> |
> | It would be nice if it also had the ability to handle cross compiling.
> |
> | This came up for ntp - if the shared library of libcrypto is found the
> | -L flag is set, but no -R flag is set.
> |
> | I suspect other folks have had to deal with this...
> AC_LIBTOOL_PROG_LD_SHLIBS sets hardcode_libdir_flag_spec,
> hardcode_libdir_flag_spec_ld and hardcode_libdir_separator.  Currently this
> macro isn't designed to run outside AC_PROG_LIBTOOL and has some implicit
> dependencies on other macros in libtool.m4 that we haven't analysed yet.  
> With
> a little cleanup it shouldn't be difficult to pull it out into a separate
> file, along with the macros it really needs, so that aclocal can do the 
> right
> thing.
> Patches greatfully accepted.

If libtool was used rather than the compiler *during* ./configure you
wouldn't have to worry about -R. However, you might find this useful:

It was mentioned recently on this list.

albert chin (address@hidden)

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