How change libtool rule of naming dlls from "cygFOO-version.dll" to "FOO.dll"?

Maarten Boekhold
Thu Dec 23 15:43:00 GMT 2004

Mikhail Dmitrievsky wrote:
> Hello!
> I have a problem. I write dll for Tcl and my dll must have fixed name 
> "libsurfit.dll" because of fixed initial procedure name, but using libtool i 
> have cygsurfit-1.dll :( 

Use the "-module" flag with libtool. That will create libsurfit-1.dll 
instead of cygsurfit-1.dll.

If you also want to get rid of the version number, use in addition the 
"-avoid-version" flag.


	libtool -module -avoid-version .......


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