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Re: Non-standard link paths

From: Albert Chin
Subject: Re: Non-standard link paths
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2004 14:23:58 -0600
User-agent: Mutt/1.4i

On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 12:19:48PM -0700, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
> >Using --with-foo=/path/to/foo is not Autoconf standard.  It is a
> >popular scheme added by many packages since it seems more
> >user-friendly.  However, the portability of this depends on how
> >sophisticated the implementation is.  It may work on just a few
> >operating systems or with a few compilers.
> I've found that the use of libtool negates some of these problems; 
> telling libtool what you want to link against will allow it to decide 
> whether LD_RUN_PATH/rpath is the right way to go, or if static linking 
> will be required or whatever.

That doesn't help during the ./configure run. Bruno Haible (gettext
maintainer) has a solution for what you want:

albert chin (address@hidden)

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