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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: How to build 2.0 with autoconf
Date Sat, 22 Jan 2000 01:06:15 GMT
Wilfredo Sanchez wrote:
> | You gotta ask yourself: do you want to be compatible with NeXT or the
> | rest of the world?
>   We have a lot of customers with developer tools that we gave them
> which expect the existing libtool to be there.  I don't know if
> you've ever sold a mass market product, but perhaps you'll take my
> word that this is not a minor issue.  We can't always rename our
> software because the GNU Project decided to name something of their
> in conflict with a pre-existing something of ours.

I can certainly accept that it is not a minor issue!

>   That said, I do need to figure out a solution, though Ralf may be
> right in that it may not be a problem.

I'd really like libtool to not be a problem. I fear that may not happen,




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