Libtool problems (Was: Re: Interesting results...)
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Thu Apr 4 04:13:01 PST 2002
On Wed, Apr 03, 2002 at 04:22:20PM +0200, Dalibor Topic wrote:
> On Monday, 1. April 2002 05:05, Andrew Dalgleish wrote:
> > I've tracked this down to a problem with libtool 1.4 on OpenBSD.
> > (This is not a kaffe-specific problem.)
> > If I run kaffe's ./configure, then replace libtool with version
> > 1.3.5 from the ports tree, everything is ok.
> Looking at the ChangeLog I find:
> 2001-08-03 Edouard G. Parmelan <egp at free.fr>
> * acinclude.m4, config.guess, config.sub, ltmain.sh,
> libltdl/Makefile.am, libltdl/acinclude.m4, libltdl/configure.in,
> libltdl/ltdl.c, libltdl/ltdl.h: Update to libtool-1.4.0a
> (1.922.2.23 2001/07/29 16:48:38). It's libtool CVS branch-1-4.
> Add NCR MP-RAS mutex_lock's name clash patch, m4-quote typo
> OpenBSD patch. Add 'Allegro OS' as NetBSD alias in config.guess.
> does that mean that we should downgrade these files to libtool 1.3.5?
Unless this affects another platform, I don't think I would.
OpenBSD doesn't have libtool 1.4 in its ports tree yet, and I
think kaffe is not the only package which has this problem.
When the next version of kaffe is released it is easy enough
to apply the same fix I used into the kaffe port's Makefile.
And when OpenBSD updates libtool it should work ok.
The OpenBSD ports tree is currently frozen before the 3.1 release,
so I doubt kaffe or libtool will be updated before then.
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