Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd@...> wrote around 30 Sep 2002
> Soren A wrote:
>> > As for the replacement, I'll see what I can do for you this
>> > weekend.
> Obviously, I didn't get a round tuit this weekend.
I've been finding more and more that square or rectangular tuits work
nearly as well and are far more readily available to me ... ;-)
>> I don't know how that's going (but _thanks_); but I got the src for
>> libtool from cvs and built it myself. I have a bit of lingering doubt
>> that i would like to have resolved, tho, before I begin to invest
>> time and expectation in the newly-updated libtool I now have
>> installed (I have one in /bin).
>> When i run "$ libtool --version" I get:
>> ./libtool: s%^.*/%%: No such file or directory
>> ltmain.sh (GNU libtool) 1.4e (1.1133 2002/09/25 04:26:19)
> The libtool script is for some reason missing a `SED=sed', add it near
> the top of the script and all should be happy.
:-) yep, makes me happy!
>> [and then the rest of the GNU copyleft information]
>> What's up with that first line? Just noise or something real?
>> Phoooey. Now I get why people are badmouthing libtool. The command
>> named 'ltconfig' went away, didn't it, and now there's no way to run
>> a configuration to set up libtool aside from a GNU Autoconf-based
>> 'configure.ac' script? That has the odorous stench of a really
>> unfortunate midstream change of direction by libtool's developers.
> You should try building CVS version of autoconf and/or automake. What
> a circular dependency mess. One must `touch configure' in the package
> before proceeding to `make'.
Sheesh, yeah, that's very symptomatic of 'make' dependencies tables out
Thanks very much, Earnie,