Re: Question about Makefile templates for gtk

On Sat, 06 Nov 1999 23:33:00 -0500 (EST), Havoc Pennington wrote:
> On Sat, 6 Nov 1999, Craig Rodrigues wrote:
>> I would like to submit a patch, but I would first
>> like to communicate with the person who maintains
>> the templates.  Is there any special
>> reason why libgdk was not included in the link flags
>> when building libgtk?
> is autogenerated from, then Makefile is generated
> from If gdk wasn't linked it would have to be a bug in one of
> the build tools, maybe libtool or automake; gdk is specified in

No, it is not a bug in the build tools. It (usually) makes no sense to
link with other libraries when you build a library. The linker won't
include the other libraries anyway.


J.A.K. (Erik) Mouw, Information and Communication Theory Group, Department
of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Information Technology and Systems,
Delft University of Technology, PO BOX 5031,  2600 GA Delft, The Netherlands
Phone: +31-15-2785859  Fax: +31-15-2781843  Email

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