--- a/src/xine-utils/Makefile.am
+++ b/src/xine-utils/Makefile.am
@@ -7,8 +7,8 @@
 libxineutils_la_SOURCES = utils.c memcpy.c monitor.c cpu_accel.c xine_mutex.c xmllexer.c xmlparser.c
 
 libxineutils_la_LDFLAGS =  \
-	-version-info $(LT_CURRENT):$(LT_REVISION):$(LT_AGE) \
-	-release $(LT_RELEASE)
+	-version-info $(LT_CURRENT):$(LT_REVISION):$(LT_AGE)
+
 
 include_HEADERS = xineutils.h attributes.h compat.h xmllexer.h xmlparser.h