libtool's raison d'etre (Re: NOT installing the .la files)

Pav Lucistnik pav at
Fri Jun 16 17:52:49 UTC 2006

Mikhail Teterin píše v pá 16. 06. 2006 v 13:09 -0400:
> п'ятниця 16 червень 2006 11:22, Mark Linimon написав:
> > When the new libtool regime came in, aDe ditched the patching of libtool.
> Not installing the .la files things was -- as far as I understood -- the main 
> reason for devel/libtool* existence. What is it used for now -- why is it 
> better, than the libtool, that comes inside the vendor tarball? What am I 
> missing?

Using libtool which comes with the vendor tarball is preferred, today.

Pav Lucistnik <pav at>
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