RPM and shared library support

Max Bowsher maxb@ukf.net
Sat May 10 14:25:00 GMT 2003

Dario Alcocer wrote:
> [Well, actually, that's *not* correct, because I could try getting popt
> 1.7 to build using the new libtool in /usr/autotool/devel. I imagine
> I could copy the /usr/autotool/devel/bin/libtool into my popt source
> directory and build it, right? Maybe I'll try this.]

Don't just copy stuff!
Use "libtoolize --copy --force"

> This is probably a very dumb question, but what's the difference between
> cygbz2-1.dll and libbz2.dll.a (other than cygbz2-1.dll being a shared
> library DLL, and libbz2.dll.a being in import library?)

That *IS* the difference.


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