broken after libtoolswitch on

Steve ROBBINS stever@bic.mni.mcgill.ca
Wed Feb 16 13:57:00 GMT 2000


On Wed, 16 Feb 2000, Brian Gough wrote:

> Steve ROBBINS writes:
>  > There are two things to note.  First, it _is_ possible to use
>  > noinst_LTLIBRARIES.  I skimmed a couple of recent messages about this,
>  > which seemed to imply there was some problem using noinst libraries. 
>  > (Or was it that one *wants* all the sub-libraries installed alongside the
>  > conglomerate?)  
>  > 
> 
> We are using a scheme like this now -- as you say, the problem is that
> the decision to make either sub-libraries or a conglomerate can't be
> made by the user... the various Makefile.am's have to use either
> pkglib_LTLIBRARIES or noinst_LTLIBRARIES at the automake stage so the
> choice is not available to the end user.

I see.  

Is having a choice something that you want to support indefinitely?  Or is
it just an issue during a transition from one model to the other?  

If the former, I'll bet you could support giving the installer a choice by
using automake conditionals, or some clever AC_SUBSTs. 

-Steve



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