libiberty revisited

James Iwanek chthon at chthon-uk.com
Wed Mar 5 16:04:02 PST 2003


Greg Schafer wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 05, 2003 at 06:03:48PM +0000, James Iwanek wrote:
>> just looked at the libiberty user guide and i think we really should
>> still be installing the libiberty files, the exert from the libiberty
>> user guide and link below should back this up:
>> 
>> For your own projects, an approach which offers stability and flexibility
>> is to include libiberty with your code, but allow the end user to
>> optionally choose to use a previously-installed version instead. In this
>> way the user may choose (for example) to install libiberty as part of
>> GCC, and use that version for all software built with that compiler.
>> (This approach has proven useful with software using the GNU readline
>> library.)
>> 
>> http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/libiberty/Using.html
> 
> No one has yet stepped up to the challenge that I offered here:-
> 
>
http://archive.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/lfs-dev/2003/02/0493.html
> 
> Unless someone can nominate a legitimate package that *depends* on an
> already installed libiberty then it should die IMHO.

okey dokey:

from the above source ;-)

(This approach has proven useful with software using the GNU readline
library.) 

> 
> Greg

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Jay
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