[PATCH] ugly binutils-2.13.2.1+glibc-2.3.2 bug

John Anthony Kazos Jr. jkazos at vt.edu
Mon May 26 18:51:20 PDT 2003


>On Monday 26 May 2003 08:41 pm, Greg Schafer wrote:
> > On Mon, May 26, 2003 at 08:34:09PM -0500, Kelledin wrote:
> > > As for that, isn't there a mythical "patched" version of
> > > libtool that prunes out those crappy duplicates?  libtool is
> > > the real problem here--it takes everything wholesale from
> > > relevant .la scripts and doesn't bother to sort any of it
> > > out.
> >
> > Recent libtools are a lot better. The default behaviour now is
> > to strip out dupes. But it doesn't always work due to Makefile
> > vagaries.
> >
> > ltmain.sh contains this:-
> >
> > "--preserve-dup-deps) duplicate_deps="yes" ;;"
> >
> > so you can tell it to preserve dupes if you want to.
> >
> > The real problem is that most libtool using pkg's come with
> > their own libtool, so if it aint a newer version, then you're
> > outta luck :-(
>
>Unless, of course, we 'libtoolize --force' the package.
>
>But then we have to re-run aclocal et al.  And we all know
>auto{conf,make} sucks for backwards compatibility, so then we
>might have to hack on the configure.{ac,in} scripts on a
>case-by-case basis.
>
>Damn. :(

Any cheap way to sed hack the Makefiles to use xargs?

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