[Xcb] [RFC PATCH] New XCB socket handoff mechanism for Xlib/XCB and other libraries

Arkadiusz Miskiewicz arekm at maven.pl
Tue Mar 18 11:19:47 PDT 2008

On Tuesday 18 of March 2008, Jamey Sharp wrote:
> Thanks for the testing and feedback, James!
> On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 02:38:36PM -0400, James Cloos wrote:
> > I believe -- but haven't tested yet -- it will be sufficient to remove
> > the references to /usr/lib/libxcb-xlib.la from any .la files which
> > contain it, right after upgrading to xcb and xlib with these patches.
> I knew that removal could cause upgrade issues, but I didn't expect
> libtool issues. (Analogies with the Spanish Inquisition may be apt.)
> Given what Josh tells me about this, it sounds like you have one of the
> versions of libtool that's broken in how it handles library dependencies
> on systems with reasonable linkers. On a system with GNU ld, for
> example, there's no reason to include recursive library dependencies in
> .la files.

Not true for static linking and afaik libtool is trying to solve this one, too 
(of course it could be solved better).

> Jamey

Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz        PLD/Linux Team
arekm / maven.pl            http://ftp.pld-linux.org/

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