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patch #6446: MSVC [5/7] MSVC doesn't support the -l option, instead it expects the exact library file name

Submitter:  Peter Rosin <pekberg>
Submitted:  Tue 04 Mar 2008 10:01:49 AM UTC
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Open

Tue 04 Mar 2008 10:01:49 AM UTC, original submission:  

MSVC doesn't support the -l option, instead it expects the exact
library file name. Retain the -l option as long as possible as
libtool recognizes -l internally. Then, as late as possible
transform the -l option to an exact file name (-lfoo -> foo.lib).
This patch is against Libtool 2.2

  • libltdl/m4/libtool.m4: Add tag variable dashl_xform which

specifies how to transform -l options for the linker.

  • libltdl/config/ltmain.m4sh (func_mode_link): Transform -l

options using dashl_xform right before creating the
program or library.

Peter Rosin <pekberg>
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Attached Files
file #15174:  dashl-xform.patch added by pekberg (2KiB - text/plain)


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    2008-03-04 pekberg Attached File- Added dashl-xform.patch, #15174

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