dbus linked with libglib by default

Daniel P. Berrange dan at berrange.com
Thu Sep 21 08:00:29 PDT 2006

On Thu, Sep 21, 2006 at 03:59:08PM +0200, frederic heem wrote:
> Alle 15:44, giovedì 21 settembre 2006, Thiago Macieira ha scritto:
> > frederic heem wrote:
> > >Things has changed, the upcoming Qt 4.2 is linked with glib.
> >
> > Not always. It's still optional.
> >
> > You'll lose a lot of support from the KDE community
> Could you explain me why ? Is it a religious issue ? 
> Anyway glib will be linked to Qt by default. 
> Let explain them that anyway, at the moment, an old version of glib is hidden 
> inside libdbus. So what do they prefer ? a bloated libdbus with glib 
> statically linked and libglib.so loaded by Qt, or a thin libdbus + 

Look at the source - DBus does *NOT* include a copy of GLib, statically 
linked or otherwise. There are some modules which serve similar purposes
to modules in GLib of similar name. The implementations are very different
and the calling conventions are not compatible.

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