The voodoo is called 'libtool'.  It takes care of the funky things that
you need to do to make shared libraries, and creates those scripts to make
it possible to run tn5250 from the build directory, since otherwise you'd
have to type a long string of arcane commands.

http://www.gnu.org/software/libtool/

On Wed, 5 Mar 2003, Brendan Bispham wrote:
>
> So do I, so I did a less and it looks like a bash script... I don't get it. Is
> the tn5250 a script until 'make install'? Does it GCC the tn5250 binary on
> the fly? What voodoo going on here?
>


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