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Re: how to separate libopcode library from binutils
- From: R0b0t1 <r030t1 at gmail dot com>
- To: 慕冬亮 <mudongliangabcd at gmail dot com>
- Cc: binutils at sourceware dot org
- Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2017 22:03:49 -0500
- Subject: Re: how to separate libopcode library from binutils
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On Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 9:18 AM, 慕冬亮 <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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> 2017-08-29 0:42 GMT-04:00 R0b0t1 <email@example.com>:
>> On Mon, Aug 28, 2017 at 8:11 PM, 慕冬亮 <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> I wonder if it is possible to separate the library libopcode from
>>> binutils and maintain it in another repo. Or the libopcode source code
>>> is maintained in one repo that I don't know.
>>> It is not essential to compile the whole binutils package when you
>>> need libopcode. So is there easy solution for this problem?
>> If you look in binutils/opcodes you will find a configure script.
>> Running this script will produce a Makefile, and you can use that
>> Makefile to build only libopcodes. You can copy binutils/opcodes out
>> of the binutils project directory or you can create an out-of-tree
>> directory to build libopcodes in (create the directory, then run
>> libopcode's configure script when inside of that directory).
> I have seen that folder, and tried to build opcodes. But it depends on
> libbfd, which locates in ../bfd. Only separate opcodes directory is
> not enough.
Follow that general process to build the dependencies of libopcodes as
well. I think I should point out a lot of distributions install
libopcodes only with binutils; they don't offer it separately. It
doesn't exactly make sense to do so even though there are other
projects which use it.
>> I suspect libopcodes exists within the binutils project because
>> development is very closely linked. Indeed, a bunch of related
>> programs are in binutils because they are all developed at more or
>> less the same time.