WITH_PREFIX for kdemodules?

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at kde.org
Thu Nov 1 09:12:48 GMT 2007

On Wednesday 31 October 2007, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> Em Wednesday 31 October 2007 16:28:46 Matthias Kretz escreveu:
> > On Monday 29 October 2007, Jaroslaw Staniek wrote:
> > > Is there a technical reason (e.g. some tools expect this) to use 'lib'
> > > prefix for kde plugins?
> >
> > I was chatting with dirk about this once and he convinced me that it's a
> > nice feature to have on Linux where it's possible to use the lib as
> > plugin and shared lib at the same time. E.g. applications like konsole
> > that provide a KPart and a shell. To save some startup time konsole on
> > Linux could link to it's part instead of dlopening it.
> That's a great feature, but that doesn't work in all platforms.
> Fortunately, I don't know of any platform that Qt supports and where that
> feature isn't supported. I recall MacOS X being one of them, but I no
> longer can find that information.
> Maybe it's for MacOS X < 10.3 (which introduced dlfcn.h and dlopen(3)).

Which feature ?
Linking to a shared library (which is a plugin at the same time) which doesn't 
have the "lib" prefix ?


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