libtool problem when installing packages with modules

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Dec 10 16:08:00 GMT 2010

On Dec 10 16:47, Peter Rosin wrote:
> Den 2010-12-10 16:11 skrev Corinna Vinschen:
> > Obviously it would be nice if libtool had an option to do it right in
> > `make install'.  For instance, some '-install-as-module' option which
> > results in copying only the DLLs to $(libexecdir)/syslog-ng, but which
> > omits the .dll.a and .la files since they are note required anyway.
> > Something like that doesn't exist, I assume.  WOuld it be an option
> > to implement this?
> IIRC, libtool should not do the ../bin dance when it installs libtool
> modules, so I can only assume that these syslog-ng modules are not built
> as libtool modules, but instead as ordinary libtool libraries. Does
> syslog-ng supply the -module option to libtool?

No, it doesn't.  I just tested it and -module does basically the right
thing, except that it still copies the .dll.a and .la files to the
target directory. 

Anyway, thanks for the hint!

How do I add this to  Does AM_LDFLAGS make sense for this?


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