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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-28 10:26:21

[2002-11-28] Vladimir Prus wrote:

>So, to summarize, we'd want:
>1. <system>true to specify linking to a system library,
> in which case <name> gives the name and
> <version> optionally gives the version.
>2. <search> to specify linking to an external library, with
> "-L"/"-l" switches. <name> gives the name.
>3. <file> to specify linking to a prebuilt file (of any type),
> using its location.
>4. The <shared> feature will determine if library is linked
> statically or dynamically.
>Is this settled now?

Understood... That all looks good :-)

There a few minor details I can think of, but we can decide those later...

1) Does <shared> and/or <version> modify which prebuilt <file> we use?

2) Do we do extra checking to prevent silly combinations? Like having both
<name> and <file>. Or do we define something "usefull" for those cases?

I'm sure there are more, but those are the ones I can think of now.

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