Subject: Re: Configure using gcc when should use g++
To: Thomas Klausner <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/06/2004 07:02:31
On Wed, 6 Oct 2004, Thomas Klausner wrote:

> > 	textproc/gtkspell uses gcc to compile a conftest which links
> > 	against aspell. This fails, presumably as it should be compiled
> > 	as c++. What would be the correct way to fix this?
> Update mk/ or update libtool-base, and reinstall aspell. aspell's
> shared library should be linked against libstdc++ and this should
> work automatically. It was a bug in libtool which has been fixed.

Actually it was a bug in the wrappers, exacerbated by libtool
relying on corner-case behavior of "g++".  :-P

-- Todd Vierling <> <>