Mac OS X .dylib

2010-01-30 Thread Hans Aberg
[I'm not on this list, so please cc me.] It seems guile-1.8.7 does not admit dynamic library file name extensions .dylib, but only .so, on Mac OS X (tried 10.5.8. PPC G4), despite the manual saying guile should adapt to local standards. The example in the manual sec. 4.2.1 works fine with

Re: Mac OS X .dylib

2010-01-30 Thread Ludovic Courtès
Hello, Hans Aberg hab...@math.su.se writes: It seems guile-1.8.7 does not admit dynamic library file name extensions .dylib, but only .so, on Mac OS X (tried 10.5.8. PPC G4), despite the manual saying guile should adapt to local standards. The example in the manual sec. 4.2.1 works fine with

Re: Mac OS X .dylib

2010-01-30 Thread Ken Raeburn
On Jan 30, 2010, at 09:41, Hans Aberg wrote: [I'm not on this list, so please cc me.] It seems guile-1.8.7 does not admit dynamic library file name extensions .dylib, but only .so, on Mac OS X (tried 10.5.8. PPC G4), despite the manual saying guile should adapt to local standards. The

Re: Mac OS X .dylib

2010-01-30 Thread Andy Wingo
Hello Hans, On Sat 30 Jan 2010 15:41, Hans Aberg hab...@math.su.se writes: It seems guile-1.8.7 does not admit dynamic library file name extensions .dylib, but only .so, on Mac OS X (tried 10.5.8. PPC G4) I think your example shold work, but it's something that's totally handled by libltdl.

Re: Mac OS X .dylib

2010-01-30 Thread Hans Aberg
On 30 Jan 2010, at 19:37, Ludovic Courtès wrote: The abstraction over file name extensions is handled by Libtool’s libltdl, used in ‘libguile/dynl.c’. Which version of Libtool/ltdl are you using? I took down the latest stable before trying to compile guile: libtool --version ltmain.sh

Re: Mac OS X .dylib

2010-01-30 Thread Hans Aberg
On 30 Jan 2010, at 19:39, Ken Raeburn wrote: The Mac OS X situation is a bit more complicated than on normal ELF-based UNIX systems; shared libraries and dynamically loadable objects are not the same thing. It's easy to assume they're equivalent when working mostly on ELF or Windows

Re: Mac OS X .dylib

2010-01-30 Thread Hans Aberg
On 30 Jan 2010, at 20:30, Andy Wingo wrote: It seems guile-1.8.7 does not admit dynamic library file name extensions .dylib, but only .so, on Mac OS X (tried 10.5.8. PPC G4) I think your example shold work, but it's something that's totally handled by libltdl. Are you using the latest