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Re: EXT vs XFS at 80% filled filesystem

To: Theodore Tso <tytso@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: EXT vs XFS at 80% filled filesystem
From: Milind <milind@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 11:13:30 +0530
Cc: linux-fsdevel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20090518131755.GJ32019@xxxxxxx>
References: <49F9565E.40804@xxxxxxxxx> <20090430183450.GB19276@xxxxxxx> <1242651808.3339.28.camel@alhena> <20090518131755.GJ32019@xxxxxxx>
I am building xfsprogs to add it to my toolchain and want xfsprogs to
refer to my toolchain's libuuid. So I need libuuid.so in my toolchain.
But building e2fsprogs from sources doesn't build libuuid as .so (builds
as .a). Could you please give some pointers on building libuuid as .so?

Do I have to change Makefiles? How do you do it for ubuntu/debian
packages that you maintain?

Thanks in advance

On Mon, 2009-05-18 at 09:17 -0400, Theodore Tso wrote:
> On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 06:33:28PM +0530, Milind wrote:
> > Hi Theodore,
> > 
> > I am facing some weird problem of cross compiling libuuid sources. I
> > downloaded e2fsprogs and cross-compiled them but when I do "make
> > install-libs" it doesn't really install libuuid.so but installs
> > libuuid.a.
> The "make install" taret is designed to install what is needed to run
> the e2fsprogs programs, including shared libraries; "make
> install-libs" is designed to install what as needed for development
> purpoes.
> So running "make install" in the lib/uuid" should do what you want.
>                                                 - Ted
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