DragonFly bugs List (threaded) for 2004-07
Re: Unusual error message from gcc34 ?
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Matthew Dillon wrote:
> I'm thinking we will probably have to hack libtool up to recognize CCVER
> and do the right thing. Man I *HATE* these damn linux/gnu tools that are
> supposed to make source builds easier but instead frack them up. We will
> have to address this after the release.
Can anyone explain to me what problem libtool is supposed to address?
On my systems, it will constantly pick up mismatched sets of headers and
libraries (or sometimes point to non-existent libraries).
Even worse, if A depends on B and B depends on C.v1, then it will create
a *direct* dependency from A to C.v1. Now I download C.v2 and recompile
B; suddenly, A insists on having both C.v1 and C.v2 loaded. Wackiness
If libtool is the answer, I'm afraid to know what the question is...