Direct or indirect libdependencies (using the case)

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at
Tue Jun 8 12:32:07 UTC 2010

Quoting Alex Dupre <ale at> (from Tue, 08 Jun 2010 12:06:51 +0200):

> Alexander Leidinger ha scritto:
>> Now the number of people which know about it is bigger. Time will tell
>> if the subset of people which do something about it is non-empty now...
> I think the first step could be to run a tinderbox build with a patched
> libtool and see if anything break. Then, if the patch is simple, we
> could add a target to patch ports using bundled libtool and see again if
> anything break on tinderbox. What do you think?

I found some message I exchanged on the libtool list regarding this in  
2007. I do not know the current state (libtool 2.2.6b) of this, but  
someone with a little bit of time can check via the testcase which is  
described in the mail at:

When this testcase does not rise a problem, your approach sounds good.


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