KDE_EXPORT question

Jaroslaw Staniek js at iidea.pl
Sun Apr 30 13:57:11 BST 2006

Andras Mantia said the following, On 2006-04-29 09:31:
> Hi,
>  I have a question regarding the above define. Why should every library 
> define its own *_EXPORT and not use KDE_EXPORT directly? Is this 
> mandatory?

I remember this was explained on this list a few times since 2003, but also 
see 4.2 here 

Contrary to what Thiago said, this is also needed for modern versions of gcc 
where symbols visibility is hidden by default.

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  Jaroslaw Staniek / OpenOffice Polska

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