10.2 The Libtool Library
A Libtool library is built from Libtool objects in the same way
that a native (non-Libtool) library is built from native objects.
Building a Libtool library with
If you want to try this to see what
The traditional way to make a (native) static library is as follows:
Notice that even when I just want to build an old static archive, I need
to know that, in common with most Unices, I have to
bless(14) my library with
Essentially, Libtool supports the building of three types of library: shared libraries; static libraries; and convenience libraries. In the following sections I will talk about each in turn, but first you will need to understand how to create and use position independent code, as explained in the next section.