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Re: Libtool incorrectly adds dependency libs to $deplibs

From: Scott James Remnant
Subject: Re: Libtool incorrectly adds dependency libs to $deplibs
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2004 03:10:44 +0000

On Sun, 2004-02-08 at 23:08, Albert Chin wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 08, 2004 at 08:40:20PM +0000, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> > On Sun, 2004-02-08 at 19:31, Albert Chin wrote:
> > 
> > > When libtool adds a .la file to $deplibs, it first adds the library
> > > name to $deplibs and if $link_all_deplibs=yes, each dependency library
> > > is added to the library search path with -L. However, when libtool
> > > does this, it places non-duplicated -L paths *before* other $deplibs
> > > entries. Why doesn't libtool add the new -L paths *before* the
> > > library name entry from the .la file? If we agree this is the correct
> > > behavior, patch below.
> > > 
> > Could you give an example of what you mean...  Preferably one showing
> > the current behaviour and how it breaks something along with your
> > modified behaviour and how/why it fixes it.
> Say I'm trying to build libpng-1.2.4 on a Solaris 9/SPARC machine with
> the Sun C compiler:
I'm still not clear from this exactly what's breaking because of this;
have you got an example which actually causes something to demonstrably
break (ie. link the wrong thing, or flat-out fail to link)?

Have you ever, ever felt like this?
Had strange things happen?  Are you going round the twist?

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