libtool, java woes

Bryce McKinlay bryce@albatross.co.nz
Tue Apr 10 18:03:00 GMT 2001


Tom Tromey wrote:

> Alexandre> We either need libsupc++ to be a shared library, that both
> Alexandre> libstdc++ and libgcj depend on, or have libgcj depend on
> Alexandre> libstdc++.
>
> Obviously I'd prefer the former.  One approach would be to do this
> only on AIX and whatever other platforms need it.  On ELF platforms we
> can keep things the same (assuming that is what the C++ library folks
> want).

Presumably this is only an issue for programs that link both libgcj and
libstdc++. Our testsuite never does this, but its a valid issue in any
case. I don't see why libsupc++ couldn't always be shared - it seem
easier to do that than to have different behaviour on some platforms.

regards

  [ bryce ]




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