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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r111346 - /apr/apr/trunk/CHANGES /apr/apr/trunk/apr-config.in
Date Thu, 20 Jan 2005 10:48:21 GMT
On Wed, Jan 19, 2005 at 08:49:51AM -0800, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> --On Wednesday, January 19, 2005 12:21 PM +0000 Joe Orton 
> <jorton@redhat.com> wrote:
> >They say to use the "gnu-libtool" port rather than one of the versioned
> >libtool ports, and that the latter are deliberately broken^Wdifferent
> >and not for use outside the ports packages.  I presume the "gnu-libtool"
> >port installs a real "libtoolize" into $PATH.
> No, it doesn't.  Fun, isn't it?  It installs into /usr/local/gnu-autotools/.

Ha, nice ;)

> I think the use of this extra set of ports is silly.  I don't see why we 
> can't use the 'broken' libtool ports: it works suitably fine for me (modulo 
> Martin's bogus changes that need to be reverted).  -- justin

Well, after you worked around the fact that it broke --link-libtool,
yes... but I guess it will be OK - if I have to spend another afternoon
tracking down an errant RPATH=/usr/lib because of this I will come back
and haunt you though... ;)


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