libtool man page

libtool — manual page for libtool 2.4.5.7-408c

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/s/libtool/>.

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

host-triplet:
x86_64-apple-darwin14.1.0
shell:
/bin/sh
compiler:

gcc

compiler flags: -g -O2 linker: /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/Toolchains/XcodeDefault.xctoolchain/usr/bin/ld (gnu? no) version: libtool (GNU libtool) 2.4.5.7-408c automake: automake (GNU automake) 1.15 autoconf: autoconf (GNU Autoconf) 2.69

Author

Written by Gordon Matzigkeit, 1996

Reporting Bugs

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

Referenced By

autoconf(1), autoheader(1), autom4te(1), autoreconf(1), autoscan(1), autoupdate(1), config.guess(1), config.sub(1), ifnames(1), krb5_pwcheck(3), root-config(1).

February 2015 libtool 2.4.5.7-408c User Commands