Subject: Re: USE_LIBTOOL and C++
To: Nick Hudson <>
From: None <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/20/2000 18:45:15
On Tue, 20 Jun 2000, Nick Hudson wrote:

> "Johnny C. Lam" wrote:
> > 
> > Our old pkglibtool, which is apparently now deprecated, had a new
> > option "--cplusplus" to link in cr++t.o with C++ libraries to ensure
> > that global static contructors were called at the proper time.  Is
> > this no longer necessary?  If not, then we can't change any of the C++
> > library packages to USE_LIBTOOL, e.g. devel/boost, */kde*, x11/qt*.
> I've pretty much done the work for */kde* x11/qt* - just doing one
> last build. I should mention that I can only test i386 (a.out and ELF)
> Where --cplusplus exists I've just removed it.

and do the binaries work?

seems like with qt-2.0.2 not having --cplusplus caused no binaries to work
(even though it compiled ok).