Re: Static builds
- From: Paul Davis <paul linuxaudiosystems com>
- To: sebastian_rose gmx de
- Cc: gtkmm-list <gtkmm-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Static builds
- Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2008 13:15:25 -0400
On Sun, 2008-03-16 at 17:35 +0100, Sebastian Rose wrote:
> Will static builds be supported some time in the future again?
> I don't know when this happend, but two or three years ago it was
> possible to build static apps using Gtk+/gtkmm/WxGtk, which is now not
> possible anymore.
GTK+ relies on dynamically loaded modules for Pango and Pixbuf (image)
loading. It is not possible to every make a 100% static build of a GTK
app unless you remove Pango and Pixbuf support.
> This is realy sad, since I (and many others I think) need to build
> applications usable on many different hosts without installation
The Unix Way for this particular problem is to make your app a tiny
of course, the hard part is that without an installation step,
determining /the/path/to/somewhere can be a bit tricky, but its
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