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LIBTOOL(1) User Commands LIBTOOL(1)

libtool - Provide generalized library-building support services

libtool [OPTION]... [MODE-ARG]...

Provide generalized library-building support services.

show all configuration variables
enable verbose shell tracing
display commands without modifying any files
display basic configuration information and exit
use operation mode MODE
equivalent to '-Wnone'
don't remove duplicate dependency libraries
don't print informational messages
use configuration variables from tag TAG
print more informational messages than default
print version information
report the warnings falling in CATEGORY [all]
print short, long, or detailed help message

show all warnings
turn off all the warnings
warnings are treated as fatal errors

MODE must be one of the following:

remove files from the build directory
compile a source file into a libtool object
automatically set library path, then run a program
complete the installation of libtool libraries
install libraries or executables
create a library or an executable
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.

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

compiler flags: -g -O2 -fstack-protector-strong -Wformat -Werror=format-security linker: /usr/bin/ld -m elf_x86_64 (gnu? yes) version: libtool (GNU libtool) 2.4.6 Debian-2.4.6-15 automake: automake (GNU automake) 1.16.3 autoconf: autoconf (GNU Autoconf) 2.69

Written by Gordon Matzigkeit, 1996

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