[arch-dev-public] [signoff] libtool-2.4-1
dpmcgee at gmail.com
Thu Sep 23 10:17:16 EDT 2010
On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 8:09 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Upstream update.
> Signoff both,
> * New features:
> - Sysroot support. This allows you to build cross-compiled packages
> with the same prefix that will be used on the destination machine,
> and still find dependent libraries under the compiler's "sysroot".
> Without sysroot support, paths internal to the build system may leak
> into the product of the build.
> Sysroot support is disabled unless the --with-sysroot configure
> option is passed to configure, because .la files generated with
> sysroot support will _not_ be usable in general with older Libtools.
> - On non-cygwin Windows systems, we now lookup potential library
> file names without regard to file name case.
> - The old testsuite now uses the `parallel-tests' Automake test driver
> now for more concurrency and better test logging. For this, tests are
> run in verbose mode by default now.
> * Important incompatible changes:
> - Autoconf 2.62 and Automake 1.11.1 or newer are now required for
> bootstrapping Libtool. For using Libtool in your own projects,
> Autoconf 2.59 and Automake 1.9.6 should still work.
> - The fix_srcfile_path variable has been replaced by a more thorough
> mechanism triggered by the to_tool_file_cmd variable.
> * Changes in supported systems or compilers:
> - Initial support for the Microsoft C/C++ Compiler, with help from
> the compile script in unreleased Automake 1.12. Override the manifest
> tool used to embed the manifest resource through the environment
> variable MANIFEST_TOOL. Please note that the import library naming
> has changed (from foo-2.lib to foo.dll.lib) from when the code lived
> in its own git branch.
> - Initial support for the NAG Fortran compiler on GNU/Linux.
> * Bug fixes:
> - The `check-interactive' and `check-noninteractive' convenience make
> targets now also work for the old testsuite.
> - Warnings from Autoconf v2.67-36-g1e604ec about incomplete programs
> passed to AC_*_IFELSE tests have been fixed.
> - On IRIX, the test for -Wl,-exported_symbol now also works with gfortran.
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