Question about librt in xine_artsplugin

Ewald Snel ewald at
Thu Sep 26 13:49:29 BST 2002

Hi Andy,


> My question is, what is librt, because we don't have it on FreeBSD, and
> removing '-lrt' from the apparently causes no problems?
> Should this library be removed from the linking stage, because it seems
> superfluous to me? If it's needed on any platform, should it be detected in
> "configure", and only added by something like $(LIBRT) ?

This library was once used for the 'clock_gettime()' function, but it's not 
being used anymore. I have removed it from the plugin source (CVS), thanks 
for reporting this.

> Regards,
> Andy



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