[sword-devel] Mac linking bug? Autotools bug?

Daniel Glassey dglassey at gmail.com
Wed Nov 26 01:42:50 MST 2008

2008/11/26 Greg Hellings <greg.hellings at gmail.com>:
> I'm building the current SVN on my Mac and have the following issue -
> autogen.sh does not find libtoolize, but the autogen.sh script
> continues anyway, generating a configure script, but no Makefile.in
> because of missing ltmain.sh.  Now, with Macports intsalled, I have
> glibtoolize in my path, which I just linked to libtoolize, and
> everything seems to be churning along just fine.  Perhaps, though,
> autogen.sh should error out as soon as it fails to find libtoolize.
> Also, since many systems which have built-in BSD tools and also the
> possibility of added GNU tools of the same name (Mac OS X and Solaris
> come to mind first) will use the convention of prepending the letter
> 'g' to the GNU version of the tools, perhaps the autogen.sh should
> look for both libtoolize and glibtoolize?

What is currently does is look for the environment variable LTIZE and
use that instead of libtoolize if it is set.
The other ideas sound good so if someone want to do the shell hackery
to implement finding 'them' rather than just calling 'them' then it
would be useful ;)


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