Subject: Re: tiff shouldn't require C++
To: None <email@example.com>
From: John R. Shannon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/08/2005 14:12:47
That sounds good. I found quite a few that required patching just by building
with gcc 3.4. The patching (uncommitted) was painful.
On Saturday 08 January 2005 01:56 pm, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> We have far too many packages that link against libtiff but are not
> C++ applications, and it's quite a lot of work to sweep through pkgsrc
> to make sure that those applications that link against libtiff, or
> that load libtiff via a loadable shared module, are linked using the
> C++ compiler. Therefore, I want to disable the C++ support in the
> libtiff.la library and split out the C++ functions into a libtiffcxx.la
> and bump the PKGREVISION of the tiff package.
> -- Johnny Lam <jlam@NetBSD.org>
John R. Shannon