Re: libtool doesn't like me..
>>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Burrows <email@example.com> writes:
Daniel> While compiling rep (to compile sawfish), I got a
Daniel> complaint from libtool: ** Error: readline.la has no
Daniel> associated shared library; ** You may be missing a shared
Daniel> library from: readline ncurses
Daniel> Are there any libtool gurus who know what could be
Daniel> causing this? readline.la reads:
Something looks weird here, perhaps the build process is wrong. I
will let you decide...
(please quote the entire command line and output of libtool, it
may help; what is libtool trying to build when it gets the
Daniel> # readline.la - a libtool library file # Generated by
Daniel> ltmain.sh - GNU libtool 1.3.5 (1.385.2.206 2000/05/27
Daniel> 11:12:27) # # Please DO NOT delete this file! # It is
Daniel> necessary for linking the library.
You are looking at readline.la, normally this should be
Am I right or wrong to assume that the readline library == libreadline
library? (If there are different libraries, then la file might be OK).
Daniel> # The name that we can dlopen(3). dlname=''
Daniel> # Names of this library. library_names=''
Seems weird. It should contain something like:
library_names='libkrb5.so.15.0.0 libkrb5.so.15 libkrb5.so'
Daniel> # The name of the static archive.
seems normal. Oh, I see, readline is only being built as a static
version, that explains why the above setting is empty.
Daniel> # Libraries that this one depends upon. dependency_libs='
Daniel> -lreadline -lncurses'
readline.a depends on libreadline? Now things are getting weird.
Daniel> # Version information for readline. current=0 age=0
Daniel> # Is this an already installed library? installed=no
Daniel> # Directory that this library needs to be installed in:
should install /usr/lib/rep/i386-pc-gnu/readline.a
Daniel> I also see lots of complaints about dlopened modules
Daniel> whenever I compile a libtooled program/library; should I
Daniel> be worried about this?
I don't know.
Brian May <firstname.lastname@example.org>