Getting at Libs.private from autoconf
David.Evans at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Feb 11 01:39:27 PST 2009
On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 07:33:14AM +0100, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> ]] David Evans
> | Libs.private is nice but there doesn't seem to b a clean way of
> | getting at --libs --shared from autoconf. How about defining
> | foo_STATICLIBS to do this? Something like
> The problem with this (and particularly this approach) is that you end
> up always calling pkg-config --static on all invocations.
True,. although you already call pkg-config twice (for --cflags and
--libs). Is --statiuc expeced to be expensive or is it just that it's
silly to call it evvery time if it's rarely used?
> This is
> something we don't want to: in the general case, you don't need all
> recursive private dependencies of your requirements. I guess we could
> add a fifth parameter to PKG_CHECK_MODULES, or add an
Well, something less ugly than
AC_SUBST([SWI_STATICLIBS], [`pkg-config --libs --static pl`])
would be nice.
David Evans David.Evans at cl.cam.ac.uk
Research Associate http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~de239
Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge
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