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Re: libtool --ltdl vs. autoreconf

From: Gary V. Vaughan
Subject: Re: libtool --ltdl vs. autoreconf
Date: Tue, 9 May 2006 13:47:02 +0100

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Hi Eric, autotoolers:

On Tue, 09 May 2006 06:04:23 -0600 Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:
> As promised here,
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/m4-patches/2006-05/msg00005.html, I
> noticed that m4 bootstrap invokes libtoolize --ltdl prior to
> autoreconf, which reinvokes libtoolize without --ltdl.  This seems
> like a bit of a waste of time, but when I tried removing the explicit
> libtoolize line, I got a bootstrap failure that a required file,
> ltmain.sh, was not found.  I thought that using LT_CONFIG_LTDL_DIR in
> configure.ac would take care of everything that --ltdl used to do on
> the command line, but I was obviously mistaken.
> Is there another libtool macro that I need to use in configure.ac to
> ensure that all needed libtool files are installed at autoreconf
> time?  Or should we enhance autoreconf to accept an --ltdl option to
> pass along to libtoolize?  It would be nice if we could avoid an
> explicit libtoolize pass outside of autoreconf.

I think the problem is simply that autoreconf doesn't yet understand
the new macros introduced in Libtool HEAD.  I'm afraid I've gotten so
used to working around it with a manual libtoolize invocation that I
had stopped seeing it as a bug.  It is something that should be fixed
before releasing Autoconf-2.60 though, or else Libtool-2.0 will need
another Autoconf release for proper integration :-(

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