Subject: Re: problem building qt
To: Paul Kranenburg <>
From: Todd Vierling <tv@NetBSD.ORG>
List: current-users
Date: 01/11/1998 17:07:23
On Sun, 11 Jan 1998, Paul Kranenburg wrote:

: > A generic solution is to remove c++rt0 from the qt library altogether.
: > NetBSD doesn't need it linked in at all.
: That's not a definition of "generic solution" that I had in mind..
: c++rt0.o is provided as an aid to build shared libraries which have
: statically declared C++ constructors/destructors in them. Any such
: library that opts to compile with `-fPIC' cannot currently use the
: installed /usr/lib/c++rt0.o, since that's compiled with `-fpic'.

Well, for qt, this is a generic enough solution as qt constructs no classes
at startup.  I'm not sure for other libraries, but kde (built upon qt) works
great without linking in c++rt0.

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