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Re: gtk queries

On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 04:42:27PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 03:37:36PM +0000, Patrick Welche wrote:
> > patch-af essentially applies to autoconf/lib/autoconf/libs.m4 as it patches
> > AC_PATH_XTRA. I think the plan is to make sure that X_LIBS contains
> > ${COMPILER_RPATH_FLAG} rather than guessing -R.
> -R essentially only works by chance. GCC passes all unknown options
> silently down to ld. So this depends on two things:
> (1) The GCC behavior of passing down -R.
> (2) ld supporting -R.
> If upstream wants to default to something, it should be
> -Wl,-rpath,$path. That's going to work on all ELF platforms and some
> non-ELF systems (like AIX).

I don't think upstream will be interested, because that particular test
is just to see whether a space character is needed after "-R".

I actually wonder why patch-af was necessary? Have you seen a problem
on packages which don't have it?

> > Now for an easy one: why is USE_PKGLOCALEDIR necessary, and basically
> > should it always be set to yes if there is a .po file somewhere?
> Different location for the locale files on Solaris.

Have you any thoughts about the modules vs immodules issue?



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