Steve had an ugly hack to work around this by linking the meta
against the bdb backend. Doing that isn't the ugly part -- that's
actually formally correct and really is what libtool should be doing in
the first place. The ugly part is that libtool *really* doesn't like
linking against something that doesn't start with lib*.
Sorry, I didn't double-check the original report and got this confused. I
believe it's back-ldap that back-meta has a dependency on, not back-bdb.
Russ Allbery (rra(a)stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>