[PATCH] cygwin related build system patches

ralf.habacker at freenet.de ralf.habacker at freenet.de
Tue May 17 14:28:58 BST 2005

Am Dienstag, 17. Mai 2005 15:16 schrieb Thiago Macieira:
> ralf.habacker at freenet.de wrote:
> >> When I suggested that I was told "not needed, the symbols are found
> >> in the executable", but cygwin is apparently a case where it's needed.
> >
> >The library is required on all other platforms. Because linux an other
> > os supports undefined symbols on link time don't using this
> > dependencies will not result in an error, so people simple forgot to
> > add this i assume.
> True. That feature sometimes hinders more than helps. It should probably
> default to the other setting.
> There are many libraries --- not any of ours, but some that we use in KDE
> --- that simply forget to link to its dependencies. They leave it up to
> the final application to do that. IMO, that's wrong.

While porting kdebase and kdevelop I have seen some of them. Patches will be 


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