Subject: Re: c-ares 1.11.0 autoconf/libtool issue

Re: c-ares 1.11.0 autoconf/libtool issue

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2016 16:29:58 +0100 (CET)

On Fri, 11 Mar 2016, Brad House wrote:

> Anyone know why this change was made or if it was intentional? The solution
> is to replace XC_LIBTOOL with LT_INIT in, but I'm not exactly
> what XC_LIBTOOL provides over LT_INIT and why that change was made. Since
> LT_INIT isn't in, libtool doesn't appear to write files like
> that the rest of the process requires.

Seems to be this commit: 715b499c, from February 2013.

   configure: use XC_LIBTOOL for portability across libtool versions

... and Yang has been absent for a good while so I don't think we'll be able
to get any further insights from him on this topic.

Received on 2016-03-11