[tex-k] web2c build failure with slibtool

Werner LEMBERG wl at gnu.org
Sun Jan 16 07:44:45 CET 2022

>>     Using slibtool[1]
>> Aside: this claims to be a "drop-in replacement" for libtool, so it
>> seems to me it should handle this case. Or reduce/explain the
>> claim.  The stated caveats don't seem to apply to this
>> case. Anyway, whatever.
> We've been reporting these corner cases to slibtool as well.

BTW, this problem is registered as


> GNU libtool hasn't seen a release since 2015,

'libtool' got a new maintainer recently, so hopefully we see some
improvements – and maybe a new release – within the next few months.


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