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Re: "LOADLIBES" versus "LDLIBS"?

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: "LOADLIBES" versus "LDLIBS"?
Date: Sat, 8 Jan 2005 11:48:07 -0500

%% "Robert P. J. Day" <address@hidden> writes:

  rpjd> is there a rationale for having two different load lib
  rpjd> variables?

As far as I know they are there for compatibility with other versions of
make.  As you say, they mean the same thing.

  rpjd> and do i really want to know who originally decided to spell it
  rpjd> "LOADLIBES"? :-)

I share your opinion of this, and I personally always use LDLIBS.

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