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Re: [Bug-readline] Build readline with libtool?

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] Build readline with libtool?
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:59:07 -0400
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On 4/15/14, 1:30 PM, Michael Haubenwallner wrote:

>> Is there some existing system for which this (unsupported) is an actual
>> problem?
> It's not the 'unsupported' part. For AIX I've found a non-trivial, but still
> manpage-following way to create shared libraries with full 'SONAME' support.
> It was fairly "easy" to implement this way within libtool, because of its
> already existing many-platforms/many-variants support "framework".
> What I'm tired of is reinventing the wheel for each home-brewed many-platform
> sharedlib support again and again. Instead, I'd love to see anyone to at least
> /allow/ outsourcing the shared library creation to libtool.

You've done the work; I'd like to see you share it.  That way I can
incorporate it into the bash/readline shared object creation script.
Even the commands to use to create and install shared libraries would
be useful.  I don't have or use AIX, so I rely on those who do.


``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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