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- Subject: Re: Building Secondary Modules
- From: Jerome Vuarand <jerome.vuarand@...>
- Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2010 15:17:14 +0200
2010/6/23 Antonio Scuri <email@example.com>:
> I have two modules. One is straight forward to build. But the second one
> depends on C functions that were implemented in the first module.
> So when linking the second module in Linux I have to add the first module
> using "-lmodule1". But it fails, because the first module is called
> "module1.so" and not "libmodule1.so".
> I know there are "alternative" solutions, like creating a symbolic link
> (but do I have to distribute the link? I check using ldd that it depends on
> the link, not to the actual file. Ugly...), or use standard names and change
> the LUA_CPATH (like I do in IUP). Or even build a base library to store
> those functions and link both libraries to that library, but that's nonsense
> just to store a couple of functions.
> So I would like to know if there are other solutions. I searched the Wiki
> with no success.
You can use -l: (notice the colon) instead of -l to specify an exact
filename to ld.