libtool / GCC 3.2 question and patch

Alexandre Oliva aoliva@redhat.com
Fri Jun 14 02:11:00 GMT 2002


On Jun 13, 2002, Mark Mitchell <mark@codesourcery.com> wrote:

> --On Thursday, June 13, 2002 12:13:46 PM -0700 Steve Ellcey
> <sje@cup.hp.com> wrote:

>> Since the deadline for "big changes" is coming up on GCC 3.2, can I
>> assume that the libtools used for GCC 3.2 is not going to be updated to
>> use the libtools top of tree?

> I'd rather we move to the newer libtool, if we can, but I'll let Alexandre
> make a decision on this one.

This would be tricky, because IIRC a newer libtool would require a
newer autoconf and a newer automake.  I've started playing with them
in the context of GCC a few weeks ago, ran into some problems but
never got as far as fixing them, so, let's go with Steve's patches for
now.

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