cvs commit: ports/Mk bsd.autotools.mk
des at des.no
Tue Mar 14 13:10:35 UTC 2006
Ade Lovett <ade at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> On Mar 10, 2006, at 00:58 , Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> > The purpose of .la files is to record dependencies between libraries.
> I am fully aware of .la files do. Really.
Good! Now explain to me what good it does to have them around on an
ELF system. What functionality do you gain from .la files?
> The point of the recent, and pending work, is to remove a lot of
> FreeBSD-specific differences to the ports that make developing on
> FreeBSD on a multi-platform basis considerably harder than, say,
> Linux, or a pkgsrc system.
It used to be a breeze. It is now considerably harder, because
gnu-autoconf's aclocal can't find libtool.ac, so you can't build
anything that uses libtool.
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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