is new lib dependency possible for 3.5.2?

George Staikos staikos at
Mon Jan 30 18:29:40 GMT 2006

On Monday 30 January 2006 12:52, Leo Savernik wrote:

> >  If lixklavier brings in glib, then I still fail to see the big deal. If
> > you want to complain about glib being heavy or something similarly silly,
> > just have a look at ldd of some KDE app one day. If you want to try
> > something like "chances of bugs in the lib being fixable by KDE
> > developers without needing barf bags", then you're already late too,
> > we've always had deps like that (does somebody know if George jumps when
> > he hears "OpenSSL"? I've never tried in person).

  George cries when he hears that.

> Afaik, OpenSSL is now dlopened. If kxbd/whatever did the same with glib, I
> couldn't care less.

  Yes it is.  And the nice thing is that it's only loaded on-demand, and can 
be easily removed at runtime.  It's very nasty work though.

George Staikos
KDE Developer
Staikos Computing Services Inc.

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