Everybody is linking to libidn under kdenetwork

Stephan Kulow coolo at kde.org
Fri May 28 21:25:47 BST 2004

Am Friday 28 May 2004 22:20 schrieb Dominique Devriese:
> kde  writes:
> > Hi all, Looking at kdenetwork/kopete/protocols/configure.in.in line
> > 123 and afterwards , I see that it sets CFLAGS and LDFLAGS for
> > libidn and everything under kdenetwork ( kppp,kget,kopete ) links to
> > -lidn which is unnecessary and adds extra startup latency to these
> > applications.
> >
> > Afaik libidn is only used for kopete jabber plugin and only it
> > should link to -lidn. I do not know enough autoconf magic to do
> > this. So I post it here.
> In 3.3, kdecore will link to libidn, as it should, so there is imho
> little point to your suggestion.  I would think there are much better
> ways to improve startup performance than not linking to some tiny C
> library, no ?
That's still no reason to bloat kdenetwork

Greetings, Stephan

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