[theora-dev] how to create executables in .libs directory

Conrad Parker conrad at metadecks.org
Tue Jan 29 19:23:27 PST 2008

On 28/01/2008, janaka priyadarshana <rpjanaka at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi all,
> when make the libtheora-1.0beta2, it just create two new hidden directory in
> example director named as .libs and .deps . I know that the executables are
> created in the .libs directory.
> Please can anyone tell me where it is specified that these executables are
> create in the .libs directory..? If I want to add another executable (newly
> added by me) in to this directory what files should i edit..?

Hi Janaka,

the .libs and .deps directories are made by the build system: .libs is
made by libtool and .deps by makedep, which is invoked by gcc via

Any library you specify as lib_LTLIBRARIES in Makefile.am will be
built in the .libs directory.



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