A little review of kdecore & kdeui

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Sat Apr 8 09:04:10 BST 2006

Alexander Neundorf wrote:
>On Saturday 08 April 2006 09:36, Simon Hausmann wrote:
>> On Thursday 06 April 2006 01:21, Thiago Macieira wrote:
>> > >But I thought it wasn't possible to link a static lib into a shared
>> > > lib?
>> >
>> > It isn't.
>> What is the problem with that? Why can't we support that if we always
>> compile static libraries PIC? (just as we did in KDE3 with libtool)
>> Or is it the problem of --whole-archive?
>It is unportable and not longer required with cmake.

To make it worse, static libraries don't carry dependency information. 
Libtool stored that in the .la file.

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