[Ffmpeg-devel] Shared libraries install script broken in cvs
Thu Dec 15 08:46:48 CET 2005
On Wed, Dec 14, 2005 at 11:31:27PM -0800, Jacob Meuser wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 01:52:12AM -0500, Rich Felker wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 14, 2005 at 08:51:40PM -0800, Jacob Meuser wrote:
> > > On Tue, Dec 13, 2005 at 11:08:32AM -0000, M??ns Rullg??rd wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Luca Barbato said:
> > > > > Fran??ois Revol wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > >>
> > > > >> a) that's platform-dependant
> > > > >
> > > > > Symlinks were present even before. Usually anyway they should be created
> > > > > by ldconfig or equivalent means.
> > > >
> > > > ldconfig doesn't like being run as non-root. It is customary for make install
> > > > to create the links.
> > >
> > > it is customary for _libtool_ to install symlinks. if you want to start
> > > adding symlink kludges, why not go all the way and start using
> > > autoconf/automake/libtool?
> > I seriously hope you are not serious and also that you're not
> > trolling, just naive and misguided. Autosh*t is an abomination, and
> > libtool is the worst of them all. This has been discussed to death
> > countless times before; read the archives if you care.
> sorry if my attempt at sarcasm went over your head.
Yes it did, sorry for not catching it.
> however, symlinking libraries in such a way is imo libtool wannabe
> patches for those "abominations". just because I'm a bit masochistic
> in my understanding that they are not going away does not mean I
> wish 7k lines of shell and dependencies on nonstandard m4 and perl
> to spread to every software project. fact is, I probably abhor the
> stuff more than even you, Rich.
Is that even possible? :)
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