[HarfBuzz] not linking to libstdc++

Adam Langley agl at google.com
Fri Nov 6 07:14:27 PST 2009

On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 11:46 PM, Martin Hosken <martin_hosken at sil.org> wrote:
> I'm about to try adding graphite support as a contrib to harfbuzz-ng. Graphite itself is in C++ and so the linking code is going to have to bridge between C and C++. But I notice that you go to great lengths to ensure that harfbuzz doesn't link to libstdc++. I am wondering why this is the case.

Harfbuzz is a C library. It would be very sad if it needed to pull in
libstdc++. That would pollute Pango, and then the rest of the
GNOME/GTK world.


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