LIBTOOL

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: July 2020
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NAME

libtool - manual page for libtool 2.4.6  

SYNOPSIS

libtool [,OPTION/]... [,MODE-ARG/]...  

DESCRIPTION

Provide generalized library-building support services.  

OPTIONS

--config
show all configuration variables
--debug
enable verbose shell tracing
-n, --dry-run
display commands without modifying any files
--features
display basic configuration information and exit
--mode=,MODE/
use operation mode MODE
--no-warnings
equivalent to '-Wnone'
--preserve-dup-deps
don't remove duplicate dependency libraries
--quiet, --silent
don't print informational messages
--tag=,TAG/
use configuration variables from tag TAG
-v, --verbose
print more informational messages than default
--version
print version information
-W, --warnings=,CATEGORY/
report the warnings falling in CATEGORY [all]
-h, --help, --help-all
print short, long, or detailed help message
 

Warning categories include:

'all'
show all warnings
'none'
turn off all the warnings
'error'
warnings are treated as fatal errors

MODE must be one of the following:

clean
remove files from the build directory
compile
compile a source file into a libtool object
execute
automatically set library path, then run a program
finish
complete the installation of libtool libraries
install
install libraries or executables
link
create a library or an executable
uninstall
remove libraries from an installed directory

MODE-ARGS vary depending on the MODE. When passed as first option, '--mode=MODE' may be abbreviated as 'MODE' or a unique abbreviation of that.

GNU libtool home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/libtool/>.

When reporting a bug, please describe a test case to reproduce it and include the following information:

host-triplet:
x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu
shell:
,/bin/sh/
compiler:
gcc
compiler flags: -O2
-fexceptions -g -grecord-gcc-switches -pipe -Wall -Werror=,format-security/ -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -Wp,-D_GLIBCXX_ASSERTIONS -specs=/usr/lib/rpm/redhat/redhat-annobin-cc1 -m64 -mtune=,generic/ -fasynchronous-unwind-tables -fstack-clash-protection -fcf-protection -fPIC
linker:
,/usr/bin/ld/ -m elf_x86_64 (gnu? yes)
version:
libtool (GNU libtool) 2.4.6
automake:
automake (GNU automake) 1.16.2
autoconf:
autoconf (GNU Autoconf) 2.69
 

AUTHOR

Written by Gordon Matzigkeit, 1996  

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-libtool@gnu.org>.  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for libtool is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and libtool programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info libtool

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
Warning categories include:
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO