debug libs (Re: KDE/kdelibs/cmake/modules)

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at
Thu Mar 2 17:39:14 GMT 2006

On Thursday 02 March 2006 11:56, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> >How do we want to deal with the Qt release and debug libs ?
> >I planned to link the Qt debug libs when doing a debug build, and to the
> >release libs when doing a !debug build. If not both are available, link
> > to the version which is available.
> I'd say: unless the user tells us to, always link to
> libQt{Core,Gui,Xml,etc}.so, not to the _debug versions.
> The problem is if the user tells us to link to the debug version in
> kdelibs, but the release version in kdecore. I don't like hardcoding the
> Qt mode in the kdelibs installation, so I'd recommend that if you turn Qt
> debug on, you do it for ALL of your KDE modules.

So an option "USE_QT_DEBUG_LIBS" in kdelibs and use either the debug or the 
release libs of Qt there.
What to do in other modules like kdebase ?
I think they should use the same as kdelibs, right ?

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