[Libreoffice] unnecessary build of obj/bootstrap.o?

Matúš Kukan matus.kukan at gmail.com
Mon Aug 29 08:48:45 PDT 2011

Hi Kevin,

On 29 August 2011 17:12, Kevin Hunter <hunteke at earlham.edu> wrote:
> Hullo List,
> In tracking down another issue, I've run across a number of object files
> that we appear to build but not use.  Example:
> g++ -o sal/unxlngx6/obj/bootstrap.o [...]
> A few lines later in the build, we build this, with a few extra g++
> arguments.  This is the version that actually gets used elsewhere in the
> build:
> g++ -o sal/unxlngx6/slo/bootstrap.o [...] \
>  -fpic \
>  -D_DLL_
> Question: what's the point of building the first one (if any)?
> If it's not supposed to be built, I'll leave "fixing" the build system to
> some other interested party as I'm not particularly keen on diving in when
> I'm thick into another problem.  For reference, based on my build.log and
> the attached (inefficient) shell script, I believe this list of 112 object
> files are all good _candidates_ for the "built but unused" category
sal and also desktop are going to be gbuildized soon, so no more
objects compiled more then once ( as long as there is no error in
gbuild ).
About soltools, I'm not sure there is somebody who wants to play with
that, probably just few seconds added to building of LibreOffice.

Anyway, thanks for research,


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