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From "Sander Striker" <>
Subject RE: libtool 1.4.2 vs. libtool 1.5 for httpd releases
Date Thu, 12 Jun 2003 18:53:06 GMT
> From: Jeff Trawick []
> Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2003 8:48 PM

> One problem I know of with 1.5 is that it forces our configure to fail 
> if some standard C++ autoconf checks fail.  Since we don't care about 
> C++, this isn't cool for Apache users.
> Based on discussions on the libtool mailing list, I expect that a future 
> 1.5.x release will allow packages like ours to disable C++ checking (or 
> require that apps that care about C++ enable such checking).   But no 
> guesses from me about when such a release will become available.
> Meanwhile, are there problems with 1.4.2 that our users have experienced?
> Maybe there is no win here, but if 1.4.2 has no known problems then 
> maybe we should stick with that until the use of libtool 1.5 doesn't 
> bring with it any C++-related checks.

Agreed.  I was kind of expecting 1.5 would give our users less grief :(
I'll bump back to 1.4.3 for next release I'm RM'ing.


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