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Re: libtool version
- From: Stan Shebs <shebs at apple dot com>
- To: "Timothy J. Wood" <tjw at omnigroup dot com>
- Cc: Alexandre Oliva <aoliva at redhat dot com>, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Sun, 19 May 2002 18:22:48 -0700
- Subject: Re: libtool version
- References: <8C859A84-6B8F-11D6-8793-0003933F3BC2@omnigroup.com>
"Timothy J. Wood" wrote:
> Ah crud. Nevermind -- the offending shell code is in libtool 1.4.x
> too. I just didn't see it since it gets generated by libtool.m4 and
> some quoting crud.
> Guess I'll either have to fix the quoting or determine that Mac OS X's
> /bin/sh is busted.
Are you using zsh or bash? bash would probably work better.
> On Sunday, May 19, 2002, at 06:02 PM, Timothy J. Wood wrote:
> > On Sunday, May 19, 2002, at 03:48 PM, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> >> On May 19, 2002, "Timothy J. Wood" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >>> Is there any big reason to not upgrade gcc to use the latest
> >>> libtool release?
> >> The version in GCC is actually newer than libtool 1.4.x; it's an old
> >> snapshot of the CVS tree that will eventually become libtool 1.5 (/me
> >> wonders if 1.5 is out and I didn't notice :-), back from when it still
> >> didn't require autoconf 2.5x.
> > The problem is in ltcf-c.sh's definition of archive_expsym_cmds or
> > the quoting of same that happens when it is written into the libtool
> > script (this is when we're targeting MinGW, so it's all the dlltool
> > crud). When that copy of libtool is run I get a bunch of errors.
> > Unfortunately the quoting is arcane enough that I've not had any luck
> > fixing it.
> > I tried installing the lastest stable libtool, libtoolizing gcc and
> > libobjc and had no luck. The ltconfig script appears to get run from
> > the custom libtool.m4 -- but I tried linking that to the updated
> > version from libtool and STILL got the stupid quoting problems
> > (although I'm rerunning my build from clean now to see if stuff just
> > got left around)
> > -tim