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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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-Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=3 -Wformat -Werror=format-security -fstack-clash-protection -fcf-protection -fno-omit-frame-pointer -mno-omit-leaf-frame-pointer -g -ffile-prefix-map=/build/libtool/src=/usr/src/debug/libtool -flto=auto
/usr/bin/ld -m elf_x86_64 (gnu? yes)
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autoconf (GNU Autoconf) 2.72

Written by Gordon Matzigkeit, 1996

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