Re: [gtkmm] Is gtkmm for my compiler?

>Paul Davis <paul linuxaudiosystems com> writes:
>> i thoroughly recommend that you only link your own C++ code with C++
>> libraries that you have compiled or where the person who compiled has
>> provided the exact compiler version and compile- and link-time flags
>> that they used. yes, its a bit unlikely that someone would compile a
>> package of gtkmm with --fno-exceptions, but unfortunately, you just
>> never know.
>I think Debian is different. If a package is b0rked like this, we will
>bug the responsible package maintainer. One should be able to trust
>that the libraries in Debian provide a viable development platform.
>Of course, the situation is different if you just grab random packages
>from the WWW. But you don't need to do that with Debian. The package
>maintainers are responsible for fixing such bugs if they are

does the maintainer provide a full list of the compile time flags they
used? if not, you have no way of knowing if there is potential
run-time issue between your code and the library.


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