[CMake] Convenience lib vs static library

Alexander Neundorf a.neundorf-work at gmx.net
Mon Nov 24 13:54:16 EST 2008

On Sunday 23 November 2008, Ioan Calin Borcoman wrote:
> Would it be possible to add support for libtool in a cmake module? I
> understand that this would be against cmake's policy of not depending
> on external apps, but it could be a transient solution until full
> fledged support for convenience libs is added into cmake.
> Has anybody already made such a libtool module for cmake?

Uh, no, please don't.
libtool is a huge shells script, slow and hiding what the tools are actually 
doing from the developer.
I am so happy that there is no libtool anymore when using cmake.


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