libtoolize in .bootstrap

Niels Möller nisse at
Wed Apr 20 07:13:17 CEST 2011

Marc Glisse <marc.glisse at> writes:

> .bootstrap mentions libtoolize as a FIXME, and it seems that at least
> for me it would be better to remove from the repository and
> add a libtoolize -c call in the sequence

Makes sense to me (and it was most likely I who wrote that FIXME

> I know almost nothing about autotools so I don't want to touch
> anything and break it.

I think it's almost always a mistake to talk about "autotools" as a
collective. They are a bunch of tools with different objectives,
characteristics and peculiarities. Personally, I'm familiar with
autoconf, but not at all with libtool.


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