Help a mate: an extremely strange bug on GCC/ld ?

David Faure faure at
Fri Dec 5 09:15:31 GMT 2008

On Friday 05 December 2008, Rafael Fernández López wrote:
> Hi,
> Found out the problem. I wasn't able to recompile kdebase (I was trying with 
> Dolphin my changes) since I was having the Kdepimlibs.cmake fail. After 
> recompiling everything goes smooth.
> It seems I had some binary incompatible changes. For some reason it was 
> linking nicely, but later the code wasn't doing what expected.

Yes, adding new virtual methods to KCategorizedView is binary incompatible.

Adding rowsAboutToBeRemoved is fine, but check if you added anything else
that wasn't in a base class already...

David Faure, faure at, sponsored by Qt Software @ Nokia to work on KDE,
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