msvc: kabc plugins

Peter Kümmel syntheticpp at
Mon May 15 16:50:38 CEST 2006

Peter Kümmel wrote:
> David Faure wrote:
>> On Sunday 14 May 2006 17:43, Peter Kümmel wrote:
>>> in kabc/plugins are libraries and plugins with
>>> the same name when compiled with msvc.
>>> gcc uses different names because of the lib prefix,
>>> (library: libkabc_file plugin: kabc_file)
>>> but this does not work with msvc which never uses a prefix.
>> Right.
>>> So, what should I do to fix it?
>>> Renaming the non-plugin libraries or the plugin files?
>> Whichever, IMHO.
>>> Do other apps outside of kdelibs link against the non-plugin libraries, or are they only used
>>> by the plugins kdelibs?
>> I grepped the output of ldd in my kde3 installation and I can't find anything else that
>> links to In fact I don't see how anything could link to it since there are
>> no installed headers for it. I don't know why the lib was separated from the plugin in
>> the first place. Tobias introduced it with an unrelated log msg.
> Fine! So we can drop them.
>> My advice would be: get rid of the shared libs, we don't seem to need them.
>> Put all the code into the plugins.
> Then I will change the cmakefiles.


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