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Re: [PATCH] Always pass --tag=CC / --tag=CXX option to libtool

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 12:39:19 -0400

On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 12:25 PM, Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis
<arfrever.fta_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008-03-24 09:54:19 Eric Gillespie napisał(a):
> > Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis <arfrever.fta_at_gmail.com> writes:
> >
> > > If nobody objects, I would like to commit this patch tomorrow.
> >
> > I'm not sure everyone understands the consequences of this
> > change; I know I don't. How does this affect developers still
> > using libtool 1.5 (like me). What about releases?
>
> --tag option is supported since libtool-1.5.
> I think that we don't need to support libtool-1.4.* or earlier.
>
> ...
> libtool-1.4 was released on 2001-04-26.
> libtool-1.4.1 was released on 2001-09-03.
> libtool-1.4.2 was released on 2001-09-11.
> libtool-1.4.3 was released on 2003-11-27.
> libtool-1.5 was released on 2003-11-27.
> libtool-1.5.2 was released on 2004-01-25.
> ...
> libtool-1.5.26 was released on 2008-02-01.
> libtool-2.2 was released on 2008-03-02.

The release dates are interesting, but I think a stronger argument
would be to list the version included in various distributions:

RHEL 3/4/5
FreeBSD (popular versions)
Debian (popular versions)
OSX 10.4/10.5
etc.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
Received on 2008-03-24 17:39:32 CET

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