[csw-maintainers] question on libtool and -xnorunpath

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Tue Oct 26 11:09:25 CEST 2010

Hi Phil,

Am 25.10.2010 um 23:43 schrieb Philip Brown <phil at bolthole.com>:

> I've been messing around with some GNU software at work,and I hit the
> following issue:
> (when you are starting with a full autoconf ./configure type software
> distribution...)
> Does anyone know how to coax libtool into accepting -norunpath, JUST
> at link time?
> The program in question uses, in its makefile,
> libtool --mode=link --tag=CXX
> I cant just use LDFLAGS=-norunpath, because that would break plain C programs
> Putting it in CXXFLAGS "works" (after using our libtool patches). but
> it is really annoying with the repeated whines from the compiler,
> "CC: Warning: Option -xnorunpath passed to ld, if ld is invoked,
> ignored otherwise"
> Has anyone come up with a better solution?

It is easiest to set CXX=.../CC -norunpath

I changed it this way in gar and it works quite well. Patching ltmain.sh works but is tedious.

Best regards

  -- Dago

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