./configure -no-exceptions recommended in qt-copy

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Fri Oct 3 13:04:14 BST 2008

On Wednesday 01 October 2008 12:22:05 Fred Emmott wrote:
> Hi,
> How much of an effect does this have on modern compilers?

Code size. No time performance, other than cache misses and load time due to 
the increased code size.

> I'd like to suggest removing it from the recommended configure line in
> README.qt-copy because:
> - I don't believe the overhead will be significant

You be the judge. I always build without that anyways.

> - If distributions (such as slackware and slamd64's current/testing does
> now) ships qt4 built following those recommendations, it stops non-KDE apps
> that use QtXmlPatterns being built with distribution Qt packages.

Packagers don't have a choice: they have to build all of Qt.

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