XFS url

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 06:11:36 PDT 2007


On 8/20/07, Alexander E. Patrakov <patrakov at ums.usu.ru> wrote:
> Dan Nicholson wrote:
> > Is configure not shipped, or does running `make' force autoconf to
> > run? The packaging of xfsprogs is misguided, but reading the top level
> > Makefile might lead to a shortcut to not running autoconf.
>
> Running autoconf is needed, because the Makefile uses the host's
> libtool. Mismatches between autoconf and libtool usually lead to bad
> results. So the real mistake is either not shipping a private copy of
> libtool, or shipping the configure script ar all.

Good point, and it may explain why I had a lot of linking issues with
xfsprogs a while back.

--
Dan



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