Re: [gnome-db] Circular dependency between libgda-3 and libgda_handlers-3

On Mon, 2007-03-12 at 09:19 +0100, Vivien Malerba wrote:
> On 3/12/07, Gustavo R. Montesino <grmontesino gmail com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Due to a circular dependency between libgda-3 and libgda_handlers, it
> > isn't possible to build libgda (2.99.5) with strict symbol checking (ie,
> > LDFLAGS=-Wl,-z,defs). Also, libgda-3 isn't getting and NEEDED entry on
> > libgda_handlers-3, which may result in a segfault on other software if
> > they aren't linked through pkgconfig (pkgconfig-linked software is safe,
> > as both libs are included through -l).
> >
> > I see two main ways to fix that:
> >
> > 1) Merge libgda_handlers into libgda-3. As currently it's impossible to
> > link against one of them without linking against the other, I don't
> > think there's any good reason to keep them as separate libraries, but I
> > may be missing something here.
> I would really prefer that solution because as you noticed, you can't
> use one lib without the other. The reason why there are currently two
> libraries is because I did not want to mix the files in the same dir,
> and because I don't know how to make a single lib from sources in two
> different dirs with the auto tools. I'd be glad if you could propose a
> patch.

This should be no problem, by using the *_LIBADD variable. Please avoid
putting them into the same directory, and ask me for help with the patch
if necessary.

Murray Cumming
murrayc murrayc com

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