[Buildroot] Libtool work: a tentative summary

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Sun Oct 3 14:22:19 UTC 2010


On Sun, 03 Oct 2010 15:22:26 +0200
Lionel Landwerlin <llandwerlin at gmail.com> wrote:

> Here is what I would like to us to do for the next releases :
> 1) Bump libtool package to 2.2, more and more packages require libtool
> 2.2, and we're stuck to not autoreconfigure them without 2.2. This is
> already creating problems to Thomas when trying to bump host
> libglib/libgtk packages.

  1a) Integrate Martin Banky's proposal so that packages using libtool
      2.2 can work without the need to autoreconfigure them.

> 2) Eventually integrate some patches to libtool 2.2 to be able to
> cross compile autoreconfigured packages.
> 3) When the libtool 2.4 sysroot issue is sorted out, bump to libtool
> 2.4 and get rid of the patches integrated in 2).
> I think 1) is mandatory for 2010.11.

And 1a).

So, I would suggest :

 *) Peter merges Martin Banky's set of patches on libtool

 *) Lionel, could you propose a patch that just bumps libtool to 2.2 ?

Lionel, Martin, Peter, what do you think ?


Thomas Petazzoni, Free Electrons
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