Re: C++ ABI transition for etch
On Tue, Apr 26, 2005 at 01:31:46AM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 26, 2005 at 09:15:09AM +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
> > A proposal for a simplification, which reduces/avoids the renaming of
> > the KDE packages. All KDE packages depend directly or indirectly on
> > libqt3, so it is enough to rename the packages libqt3c102 to libqt3
> > and libqt3c102-mt to libqt3-mt and add a conflict with th old name.
> > This way, you cannot install qt3 dependent packages which are built
> > with different compiler versions. This avoids renaming about 100 out
> > of 400 packages containing libraries.
> Ok, I'm now able to formulate the rationale for the question I had earlier
> about this. Are we sure that all of these KDE apps *need* to depend on
> libqt3c102-mt, or do they just do so because of classic libtool/pkg-config
>From what I've seen, KDE apps use some Qt classes directly so it is
necessary to link directly against qt-mt.
$ grep -r '^#include <q' filelight-0.6.4.1/src/
filelight-0.6.4.1/src/filemap.cpp:#include <qapplication.h> //make()
filelight-0.6.4.1/src/filemap.cpp:#include <qimage.h> //make() & paint()
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