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Re: EDE: make project shared objects

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: EDE: make project shared objects
Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2009 14:30:42 +0900

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
>> It would be best to use libtool for linking programs, too -- at least
>> when they are linked against shared libraries which are part of the
>> project.  But this also makes only sense with an install target.
> I do not have a strong opinion on this, but IIUC while autoconf seems to
> be usually appreciated, and mostly so as well for automake (tho to
> a lesser extent), libtool has many more detractors because it is a lot
> more invasive.
> So it might be good to support projects using libtool, but I think it
> is important not to impose it.

The last time I attempted to use libtool, it was a huge mess; it seemed
to be trying so hard to be portable that it ended up being barely


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