[Buildroot] [PATCH] libtool: Make libltdl a separate package

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Fri Nov 23 08:04:58 UTC 2018

Hello Alexander,

On Thu, 22 Nov 2018 20:02:33 +0100, Alexander Sverdlin wrote:

> But it seems that HOST_LIBTOOL package is widely used and it would look awkward
> for me if we would build completely different stuff for LIBTOOL and HOST_LIBTOOL
> package variants.

We already do that for a few packages, where the host and target
variant don't install the same stuff. libglib2 is an example that comes
to mind for example, but there are others.

> I'd rather go with LIBTOOL_RUNTIME package (or indeed LIBLTDL?), I can merge it into
> libtool.mk and make all 4 target packages depend on it instead of full libtool.
> What are your thoughts?

I think we really want what we suggested initially, i.e the target
libtool package only install libltdl.

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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