HEADS UP: devel/gnu-libtool is scheduled for removal in less than 2 weeks

Peter Jeremy peterjeremy at optushome.com.au
Tue May 23 07:54:19 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-May-22 17:10:37 +0300, Vasil Dimov wrote:
>Hmmz, don't they use the databases/mysql* ports? Anyway switching to
>devel/libtool15 should be flawless as the latter is now the same as the
>upstream libtool and does not contain FreeBSD specific hacks (at least
>this is what I heard :).

Unfortunately, this means that libtool's handling of shared library
dependencies is currently broken because libtool is missing a
necessary FreeBSD patch (see ports/94826).  This patch has been
rolled into the GNU version but the update hasn't been imported yet.

Peter Jeremy
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