Subject: Re: KDE2 performance problem [was Re: kde2 feedback]
To: Nick Hudson <>
From: Chris Gilbert <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/30/2001 19:00:47
On Tuesday 30 January 2001  6:25 pm, Nick Hudson wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Jan 2001 17:25:14 +0100, Ingolf Steinbach wrote:
> >  Do you know if this problem also appears on non-NetBSD
> >  platforms?
> The reason it doesn't appear so bad in KDE stock distribution is that the
> (old) libtool they are using does it differently. Look for differences in
> ltdl.c between Aug 2000 and now.
> Basically KDE2 doesn't use libtool properly and I need to send them a
> message telling them. There is no use of -dlopen/-export-dynamic for
> example which is just plain wrong.

Will they take any notice though until it starts to bite them when/if they 
update libtool?

Oddly enough I've noticed that current feels little faster at starting things 
up than 1.5 did, possible the UBC helping?