Subject: Re: USE_LIBTOOL and C++
To: Johnny C. Lam <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/21/2000 04:36:07
On Tue, 20 Jun 2000, 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*.

Really, I'd expect g++ to care for handling cr++t.o. We don't have to deal
with crt.o as users (of the toolchain) either.

 - Hubert

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