About --enable-new-ldflags

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Mon Jul 4 20:18:26 BST 2005

Szombathelyi György wrote:
>The --enable-new-ldflags is a very good switch to reduce kde
> dependencies. However there are some places where $(all_libraries)
> missing, so the neccessary flags are not added to the linking process.
> The attached patches fix this.

Thanks. I'd say apply.

I just have this vague memory of $(all_libraries) being necessary at the 
beginning or the end of the line. Can someone clarify this?

>And after all, why not --disable-new-ldflags? It seems that few (or no)
>packagers are using this flag, enabling this by default should not harm.

It would be fine for me, but apparently --as-needed breaks debugging of 
non-installed applications, so developers don't want it. Maybe we can 
disable it by default when --enable-debug is passed.

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4. And æfter se scieppend ingelogode, he wrát "cenn", ac eala! se 
rihtendgesamnung andswarode "cenn: ne wát hú cennan 'eall'. Ástynt."
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