[mythtv] A disruptive MythContext change is coming
candrews at integralblue.com
Fri Dec 28 19:10:27 UTC 2007
This patch will be very useful, for example, to those us on Gentoo who
have --as-needed enabled. I believe Ubuntu 7.10+ also uses --as-needed to
build everything (if it works) so this will make a few distros quite
Any idea when this patch may hit trunk?
On Fri, December 28, 2007 4:01 am, Nigel Pearson wrote:
>> I don't understand where the issue is.
> They are linking with --as-needed.
> (which is sort of the default situation
> with the Mac OS X or Windows/MinGW linkers).
> I dunno if it is by choice, or if it is a
> requirement of their distro or toolsets.
>> i.e why bother to break the circular compile dep if it then means having
>> all sorts for runtime dependencies
> Good summary, Will :-)
> Actually, the run-time dependency is sort of there now,
> just not through vtables of the MythContext base class.
> Binaries like mtd or mytharchivehelper, because they
> initialise a MythContext, now also pull in libmythupnp and libmythui - even
> if they don't seem to use them.
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