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Re: [PATCH] neon.m4

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2002-03-11 01:05:21 CET

On Sun, Mar 10, 2002 at 04:06:55PM -0800, Greg Stein wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 10, 2002 at 06:41:43PM -0500, Garrett Rooney wrote:
> >...
> > I don't feet stronly about this one way or the other (I mean hell,
> > it's just one little text file), but others seem to, and it doesn't
> > seem like we lose anything by just using -lneon, and we gain the
> > ability to be able to build when that file (for whatever reason) is
> > not installed.
>
> .la files provide further dependencies for the application. Thus, we *do*
> lose functionality by avoiding them.
>
> Instead, the patch should test for the .la. If it is present, then use it.
> Otherwise, set up a -L and -l pair for linking.

Aren't we already getting the dependencies from neon-config? Or is
there more information in the .la file?

-garrett

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