[Fedora-packaging] Re: libtool(.la) archive policy proposal

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Tue Oct 3 19:49:51 UTC 2006

Toshio Kuratomi wrote:

> Explanation of patch:
> acinclude.m4, ltdl.m4: Probably only ltdl.m4 needs to be changed here.
> Basically I replaced the erroroneous detection with the simple check of
> newer libtools.  This step is needed because arts includes its own,
> somewhat dated, copy of libltdl.  Do we want to get rid of that anyway
> (because we want to use system libraries whenever possible)?  Or does
> arts need this specific version of libltdl for some reason?

How's the best way to use a newer/different libltdl?  (Naively?) replace 
arts' libltdl/ with that from /usr/share/libtool/libltdl?

> With this patch, I am able to build an artsd that doesn't segfault when
> running other KDE apps that generate sound.  It's possible that there
> are other issues beyond this as I don't normally run KDE.  Rex, if you
> can throw me some problem packages I'll be happy to look into what is
> causing things to break.

Install kdemultimedia-extras and try using 'juk' to play audio/music 
files.  Or just login/use kde and all system sounds will use arts as well.

-- Rex

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