Re: GLib plans for next cycle

On 09/06/11 10:42, Ryan Lortie wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-09-06 at 10:14 -0400, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>> In HarfBuzz I'm using the C++ compiler without linking to libstdc++.  I found
>> it as very rewarding experience.  You get library constructor/destructors for
>> free there.  I think this approach to library design has serious merit worth
>> considering.
> Ha!
> I was just writing an email along the lines of "why don't we just
> compile a tiny bit of C++ code"? before thinking "oh... but then we'd
> have to link libstdc++" and closing the compose window.

Yeah, the trick is to pass -fno-rtti -fno-exceptions to g++.  In fact, libtool
already has code to do this if your C compiler turns out to be a C++ compiler.
 It's the macro _LT_COMPILER_NO_RTTI.  I've emailed libtool maintainers to ask
to make this public.


> Good to hear :)
> Cheers

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