Re: [gtk-list] Re: again with GTK static linking
- From: Brian Stempel <stempel verinet com>
- To: gtk-list redhat com
- Subject: Re: [gtk-list] Re: again with GTK static linking
- Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2000 16:29:07 -0700
> Brian Stempel wrote:
> > Owen Taylor wrote:
> > > Rostedt, Steven" <email@example.com> writes:
> > > Second Note:
> > > Has anyone ever gotten GTK compiled on AIX 4.1 ?
> > Well, somebody posted a report of successful compilation on
> > 4.3, at http://bugs.gnome.org/db/49/4976.html, though note
> > that the configure flags for glib there are bogus - they
> > are either not necessary or harmful and a straight 'configure'
> > should work as well.
> > (except maybe for the --disable-shared flag .. though he doesn't
> > mention using --disable-shared for GTK+, so I think that
> > might be bogus as well.)
> Using AIX 4.3.1, I had no problems once I used --disable-shared.
> Admittedly, having only static libraries affects some more than
> others, but I've been doing this for awhile, and that is as close to
> the original ./configure with no args as I can get (and that is
> usually a good thing). Use --disable-shared for both glib & gdk/gtk.
> As Owen says, the other flags are not necessary and may/may not
> cause problems.
As an addendum to this, if you're using gcc on AIX, it wouldn't
be a bad idea to use -mminimal-toc as a compiler flag to reduce
the size of the table of contents in the libraries, because it's fairly
easy to get a TOC overflow at the link stage in a medium sized
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