ANNOUNCE: Xffm release

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at
Thu Jun 9 15:29:07 CEST 2005

Edscott Wilson Garcia wrote:
>>Ok, your answer makes it rather clear to me. Just one question; if the
>>libraries are libraries, shouldn't xffm open them with the full name,
>>like instead of
> Actually both "" and "" are just
> symlinks to the real library "". There probably
> is a good reason for this, but I have no idea what it is.

You can add the -module switch to the _LDFLAGS for the given lib to tell 
libtool to generate a "loadable module" rather than a "real shared 
library". This way libtool will not generate the .so.<major> and 
.so.<major>.<minor> files and it'll set the correct SONAME (for a module).


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