[Libreoffice] Platform-specific DLL suffix usefulness
ftigeot at wolfpond.org
Mon May 23 09:45:59 PDT 2011
On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 04:49:58PM +0100, Michael Meeks wrote:
> If we are talking about the 'li' suffix in libswli.so - then I don't
> see much good reason for that really.
> Presumably extensions use only the standard, stable UNO APIs - and none
> of them use fooli.so etc.
I'm thinking the same thing: I only downloaded a few ones, but so far none
of them made use of the suffixed libraries.
> Or did I miss the point ? :-) but anyhow, we have a wiki page for
> things we know may be painful for extension authors - so we can do them
> all at once for 4.0:
> Perhaps add it there if you can't get immediate satisfaction :-)
I've added an item about DLLPOSTFIX, and I already have the satisfaction
to know it's a completely useless feature ;-)
Here's a list of all the different suffixes so far:
(thats an empty one)
The empty one is from unxiosr.mk and I suspect the platform doesn't build
because of this.
If removing the suffix is too much work for 3.5, what about using the same
one for all platforms ?
Say, we could use "dll" and have the same libfoodll.so file name everywhere
(minus the extension)
This would at least ease the packaging for people having to manage different
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