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Re: libf2c: use -objectlist instead of convenience libraries


Alexandre wrote:

> I had formerly suggested us to use libtool convenience libraries 
> to avoid exceeding command-line length limitations of some OSs.  
> Later on, it occurred to me that there was a simpler solution, 
> using libtool's -objectlist.  I've finally found time to implement > it.

Hmmm - I thought David Edelsohn suggested that ...

> I have also removed the bogus install command I've just mentioned 
> in a message posted to gcc@gcc.gnu.org.

I added that install because before that libg2c.la and libg2c.so ended
up in different directories, which led to the static library always be
used.

Of course, my reason on *why* this occurred might have been wrong ...

> Tested on athlon-pc-linux-gnu.  Toon, ok to install?  Ok to 
> back-port to 3.0 branch?

It's OK with me for the trunk.  There's little to be gained by
backporting it to 3.0, because we didn't generate a shared libg2c.so
then.

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