.la files in /opt/Foo

Lennon Cook maguswizardo at gmail.com
Wed Mar 22 02:29:34 PST 2006

On 3/22/06, Simon Geard <delgarde at ihug.co.nz> wrote:
> Actually, they do cover different problems, although there is some
> overlap. Libtool is fairly specialised towards the task of hiding the
> differences in the build process that exist on different platforms, e.g
> Windows vs Linux vs HP-UX vs OpenVMS. Developers don't want to worry
> about every possible concept of how to link a library, so they use
> libtool to deal with it for them.
Ah, now that makes sense. :) Thank you, Simon, for this explanation. :)

Lennon Victor Cook
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