Patches for ltconfig

Ian Lance Taylor
Sun Feb 27 15:12:00 GMT 2000

   Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2000 10:05:04 +1100
   From: Andrew Cagney <>

   Eli Zaretskii wrote:

   > Who should get patchs for ltconfig?  I found a problem there which
   > causes trouble on DOS 8+3 filesystems, and I'd like to send the
   > patches for that.

   It's part of libtool (from memory). The home page is somewhere on

Note that this morning I upgraded the binutils to libtool 1.3.4, which
included replacing the top level ltconfig file.

   What-if there are delays in getting the change into the official
   libtool?  I don't know.  Ian?

I personally would prefer to only use local patches for a package
which was no longer being maintained.  libtool is still being

The binutils use a particular libtool snapshot, available from .  I would sometimes be
willing to patch that snapshot in unusual circumstances.

It should only be a significant issue just before a release, and who
knows when we will have a release.


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