[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [RFC] Custom tag interface

From: Peter O'Gorman
Subject: Re: [RFC] Custom tag interface
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 00:41:53 +0900
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.6b) Gecko/20031205 Thunderbird/0.4

Bob Friesenhahn wrote:

On Thu, 18 Mar 2004, Peter O'Gorman wrote:
If the reason is that /prefix/bin/libtool should support all possibilities,
then I'd suggest that we stop installing /prefix/bin/libtool.

Shame on you, Peter O'Gorman. Shame on you. :-)

Libtool is a stand alone utility which can be used without any other
Auto tool to do useful things.  It was intended to be formally
installed from the beginning of libtool time, and we should not stop
doing so.

What useful things does it do exactly? It is an extremely useful utility for developers who wish to package software and build shared code portably, I don't think that /usr/bin/libtool helps them to do that.

Since this is being discussed, why do we need to install libtool? Doing so does nothing for us that I can see. You have given no real reasons Bob, and I'm feeling argumentative :)

As far as multi-compiler support for the same language goes, it may
appear to be stretching things a bit, but if we can do it without too
much pain or burden, why not do so

s/too much/any/
and I'd agree with you.

Peter O'Gorman -

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]