[oe] [PATCH 0/6] libtool 2.4 upgrade
raj.khem at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 20:41:57 CEST 2010
On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 8:15 AM, Tom Rini <tom_rini at mentor.com> wrote:
> Koen Kooi wrote:
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>> On 05-10-10 09:43, Khem Raj wrote:
>>> Following set of patches is intial support for getting libtool 2.4 into
>>> openemebedded. I have so far built minimal-image for two machines
>>> The big change that libtool 2.4 brings is sysroot support and I have
>>> support to use this feature. It should make our life easier.
>> I'm a bit concerned about the way this is implemented, it seems to for
>> libtool 2.4 onto everyone since it changes e.g. autotools.bbclass. Is
>> that intended? If so we need signoffs from each and every distro
>> maintainer *and* from the maemo-compat folks as well.
>> Unless there is a way to make the new features conditional on the
>> libtool version.
> It shouldn't be too bad, implementation wise, to set LIBTOOL_HAS_SYSROOT or
> similar and test for that.
yes some sort of knob to differentiate 2.4 from rest
But can we also set a phase out date for older
> libtool, even if maemo-compat isn't possible (given chinhook pins to 1.5, I
> bet it's not) ?
> Tom Rini
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