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Re: svn commit: r35279 - trunk/build/ac-macros

From: Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis <Arfrever.FTA_at_GMail.Com>
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2009 20:16:43 +0100

2009-01-17 19:29:54 Jeremy Whitlock napisaƂ(a):
> > Look. This is quite simple: .la files are not necessary to a system.
> > My Mac doesn't ship with them, yet a hojillion things are able to link
> > against my system libraries. There is no reason that we should
> > *REQUIRE* those stupid .la files. Subversion was able to link against
> > *most* of its dependencies without needing any .la files, *except* for
> > serf and neon. Jeremy has now made it possible to link against them,
> > too, when no .la files are present.
>
> Agreed. This was the reasoning behind the change in the first place.
> I think the new solution is the best of both worlds. If you have the
> luxury of having the .la files, use them but if not, tell the linker
> what is necessary to link against serf and be done with it. We can
> now build against binary installations of neon and serf with and
> without the.la files which makes it easier for anyone to build/install
> Subversion.

Building against Neon without libneon.la was possible since r34994...

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Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis

Received on 2009-01-17 20:18:32 CET

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