glib dependancy in KDE3.x

Neil Stevens neil at
Fri Mar 7 16:35:51 GMT 2003

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On Friday March 07, 2003 08:30, Alexander Kellett wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 07, 2003 at 07:06:24AM -0800, Neil Stevens wrote:
> > On Friday March 07, 2003 06:58, Owen Taylor wrote:
> > >  And of course, GLib is pretty widely used, so it's not
> > >  unlikely the user will already have it.
> >
> > That doesn't mitigate that it's a new dependency, and...
> True.
> [snip]
> > aRts would be the first to use glib, and the use of aRts by knotify
> > and konqueror would assure that every KDE user was having to load glib
> > on KDE startup.
> I'm quite confused. I had hoped that the public api
> to the arts sounds server would not be linking to the
> glib library and that it would be used internally only?

That's what I first asked, and the answer was that glib would be linked to 
by the libraries that our apps link to, even if glib is hidden from the 

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