On Fri, 2003-01-24 at 01:58, Miles Bader wrote: > Scott James Remnant <email@example.com> writes: > > I've been thinking about trying to package libtool CVS up for Debian, > > possible as an alternate package, simply because it fixes just about > > every bug and problem I know about! > > Can you tell it to not use/produce shared libraries at all (e.g., just > use traditional static libraries)? I thought libtool was supposed to be > able to do this, but the last time I tried I couldn't get it to (and the > libtool script itself was so incredibly, absurdly, convoluted and > unreadable, that I really couldn't figure out why). > libtool gcc -g -o libhello.la foo.lo hello.lo -lm \ -rpath /usr/local/lib -static The "-static" bit being the bit you're after. If you're using libtool from within automake: lib_LTLIBRARIES = libhello.la libhello_la_LDFLAGS = -static > For that matter, the biggest problem with libtool I think is that it is > (or at least was) so hard to understand. > There's not really that much to understand, the only reason it's convoluted is that it does the same job a thousand different ways, for a thousand different platforms. Scott -- Scott James Remnant Have you ever, ever felt like this? Had strange http://netsplit.com/ things happen? Are you going round the twist?
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