[Fontconfig] libtoolize fcpackage

Albert Chin fontconfig at mlists.thewrittenword.com
Fri Feb 14 05:41:54 EST 2003

On Thu, Feb 13, 2003 at 10:30:05AM -0800, Keith Packard wrote:
> Around 11 o'clock on Feb 13, Albert Chin wrote:
> > Don't know if this will be accepted but the following uses libtool to
> > build Xft, Xrender, and fontconfig. We have to build for Solaris,
> > HP-UX, IRIX, Tru64 UNIX, AIX, and Redhat Linux so this makes it much
> > easier.
> I'm planning on migrating these libraries to automake, so libtool is 
> certainly in our future.  Help in this process would be greatly 
> appreciated.
> If you could split out the fontconfig specific changes and stick them in a 
> bugzilla entry on fontconfig.org, I'll see about getting this done 
> sometime soonish.  The biggest question is how to retain library version 
> numbers as we transition to libtool, which has it's own mystic ideas about 
> library versioning.  I'd like to see what major/minor library versions are 
> generated in each environment and compare those with the existing numbers.

Will do so later today. Yeah, forgot to mention how best to select a
libtool version (-version-info).

albert chin (china at thewrittenword.com)

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