Question about librt in xine_artsplugin

Andy Fawcett andy at
Thu Sep 26 13:53:57 BST 2002

At 15:49 26/09/2002, Ewald Snel wrote:
>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.

Thanks muchly for the quick answer and fix :)


Andy Fawcett
andy at

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