[aur-general] status of libtool slaying

Ray Rashif schivmeister at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 03:35:07 EST 2009

2009/11/11 Ray Rashif <schivmeister at gmail.com>

> 2009/11/11 Ronald van Haren <pressh at gmail.com>
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 5:34 AM, Ray Rashif <schivmeister at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > I remember the consensus used to be !libtool by default and now it's
>> libtool
>> > in makepkg.conf, so what happened?
>> >
>> some packages need the libtool files to function properly if that is
>> what you mean.
>> Ronald
> I mean, that was always the case:
> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Libtool_slaying
> So the default for some time was to get rid of them, but in the event a
> package did need its libtool files, then we used options=('libtool'), right?
> But of course, there aren't many that install libtool files unnecessarily
> now, so that's good. Just curious, in case I missed anything.

Oops, I think I answered my own question. It's because "there aren't many
that install libtool files unnecessarily now". Thanks and sorry for the

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