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Re: 60-gary-remove-libltdl-subconfigury.patch [Was Re: configuring liblt

From: Bob Friesenhahn
Subject: Re: 60-gary-remove-libltdl-subconfigury.patch [Was Re: configuring libltdl]
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 17:54:56 -0600 (CST)

On Wed, 26 Nov 2003, Gary V. Vaughan wrote:

> Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
> >
> > The issues I mention are primarily philosophical and religious.
> > There is a subversive element of open source society that is willing
> > to use Autoconf and Libtool, but not Automake.  The FreeType and
> > libJPEG projects come to mind.  If AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE is used, then
> > Automake must be installed in order to maintain the package, even if
> > the dependent package uses JAM, GNU make, BSD make, Imake, or
> > hand-coded traditional make.
> Okay, stage 1.  Lets make a start at this and resolve the issues as we find
> them.  As a bonus this shaves another 10% of the dist tarball size.  We are
> already not far off half the size of libtool-1.5.tar.gz! :-)
> Okay to commit?

It seems like this should require a documentation change since
presumably 'libtoolize --ltdl' and 'libtoolize --ltdl-tar' won't
produce the same results anymore.  Or perhaps I am missing something,
and only libtool itself is effected.

Otherwise, it looks fine to me.

Bob Friesenhahn

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