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Re: libtool 1.4 ?

From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_haxx.se>
Date: 2001-06-29 08:26:38 CEST

On 28 Jun 2001, Karl Fogel wrote:

> > The reason I'm asking, is that I personally updated to 1.4 a while ago and
> > now I have problems building SVN as it wants 1.3.5... :-O
> Hmmm. What is the nature of the problems?

It's just that some of the scripts generated with 1.3.5 says things like

libtool: ltconfig version `' does not match ltmain.sh version `1.3.5'

In fact, when I build a distcleaned subversion, I get that failure in apr:

[neon builds fine, but then:]
------ making all in apr
Making all in lib
/bin/sh /home/dast/src/subversion/apr/libtool --silent --mode=compile gcc
-I../include -I../include/arch/unix -I../include/arch/unix -c apr_pools.c &&
touch apr_pools.lo
libtool: ltconfig version `' does not match ltmain.sh version `1.3.5'
Fatal configuration error. See the libtool docs for more information.

% which libtool
% libtool --version
ltmain.sh (GNU libtool) 1.4 (1.920 2001/04/24 23:26:18)
% uname -a
SunOS pm1 5.7 Generic_106541-12 sun4u sparc SUNW,Ultra-250

> Is the problem that Subversion is checking for 1.3.5 explicitly and not
> finding it? Or is it that Subversion is blindly using libtool without
> checking the version, and it turns out that 1.3.5 does something in a way
> not compatible with 1.4?

It seems to be even worse: files generated with libtool 1.3.5 don't seem to
run fine when libtool 1.4 is installed.

> If we could make Subversion compatible with *both*, that would be
> ideal...

I agree. Unfortunately, I'm not very good at libtool internals so I am not
the right person to make the proper adjustments that might be needed.

      Daniel Stenberg - http://daniel.haxx.se - +46-705-44 31 77
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