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Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2002 18:48:23 -0500
From: Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com>
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Subject: Re: tcp wrappers
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On Wed, Mar 20, 2002 at 06:09:33PM -0500, Charles Wilson wrote:
>(In the old days, making a DLL required intrusive and exhausting changes 
>to lots and lots of source files -- __declspec(dllexport) this, 
>__declspec(dllexport that)... -- but no longer.) With auto-import 
>binutils, and the libtool-devel package, you merely:
>
>rm ldconfig.sh
>rm ltmain.sh
>  << edit configure.in and make sure that
>  it AC_PREREQ's 2.50 or greater >>
>libtoolize --force -c
>aclocal ( possibly need to add '-I some-subdir')
>automake --force -a
>autoconf
>
>And then configure/make as usual -- an poof! DLL AND static lib.

I don't think that tcp wrappers uses configure or libtool, though.
Or it didn't the last time I looked at it.

>Okay, maybe it's not QUITE that easy, but it's close.  You do need to 
>understand the autotools and maybe read a few man pages, but...
>
>Still, this is a maintainer decision. If you don't want to DLLize, that 
>is your prerogative.  No complaints from me.

Nor from me.  It was just a suggestion.  I don't think I've ever seen
a shared version of libwrap, actually.

cgf

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