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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 13:48:06 -0400

On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 1:34 PM, Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis
<arfrever.fta_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008-03-24 17:38:56 Mark Phippard napisa¨(a):
>
> > 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 napisa│(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.
>
> Gentoo:
> x86 stable: libtool-1.5.26
> x86 testing: libtool-1.5.26
> x86 package.masked: libtool-2.2
>
> Debian:
> Sarge: libtool-1.5.6-6
> Etch: libtool-1.5.22-4
> Lenny: libtool-1.5.26-1
> Sid: libtool-1.5.26-1
> Experimental: libtool-2.1a+cvs1.2525+20071016-1
>
> FreeBSD:
> 5.2.0: libtool-1.5
> 5.2.1: libtool-1.5
> 5.3.0: libtool-1.5.8
> 5.4.0: libtool-1.5.10
> 5.5.0: libtool-1.5.22
> 6.0.0: libtool-1.5.18
> 6.1.0: libtool-1.5.22
> 6.2.0: libtool-1.5.22
> 6.3.0: libtool-1.5.24
> 7.0.0: libtool-1.5.24
>
> CentOS:
> 5: libtool-1.5.22
> RHEL:
> 5: probably libtool-1.5.22
>
> OS X:
> 10.4: libtool-1.5
>
> Ubuntu:
> 7.04: libtool-1.5.22

Here a few more:

RHEL 3: 1.4.3
RHEL 4: 1.5.6
Solaris 10 (sparc): 1.5

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
Received on 2008-03-24 18:48:19 CET

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