[getdns-api] Placement of the library vs. the examples in the doc

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Thu May 22 09:29:52 MST 2014

On May 22, 2014, at 12:50 AM, Willem Toorop <Willem at NLnetLabs.nl> wrote:

> There is no getdns_libevent.h in the getdns library.  In the source tar
> ball there is a directory containing the examples ( src/example ) which
> has wrapper include files (getdns_core_only.h and getdns_libevent.h) to
> make the API spec examples compile.

Got it. This is a reasonable way to go.

> The examples themselves are not touched and are exactly how they appear
> in the spec.  You can build them simply by running make example from
> your build directory.

Yep, that seems to work.

I wanted to duplicate the functionality outside the build directory (removing some of the build cruft) and installing libtool from apt-get, but that failed. Using your libtool worked. Which leads to the question: what's the difference between the custom libtool and the generic one?

--Paul Hoffman

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