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Re: libtool, c++ and SO_names

On Sun, Dec 09, 2001 at 12:11:48AM +0100, Michael Banck wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 08, 2001 at 01:11:14AM -0500, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > So using g++ here is just part of the calling convention for libtool.
> > Once invoked, libtool will "do the right thing", which is not
> > necessarily to run g++.
> So, how can I make sure it links with g++ then?
> (sorry for the dumb questions, but i _did_ try on -mentors first and got
> no response ;) )

I think it is the point of libtool not to let you force it to link things a
certain way, because your certain way will certainly be wrong somewhere.
Linking shared libraries portably is a loathsome and filthy business that
libtool is nice enough to hide from you.

 - mdz

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