[fpc-devel] LinkLib Issues In Lazarus and in FPC-2.0.2

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon Jul 17 10:50:33 CEST 2006

On Mon, 17 Jul 2006, Marco van de Voort wrote:

>> Greetings to the Fpc-Devel list:
>> the following libraries were not found by ld: glib12, gdk12, and gtk12.
> This is a know issue without good solution, since the problem originates in
> the FreeBSD ports management.
> The best solution is:
> - for 2.0.2  manually create relevant symlinks to the libs.
> - for 2.0.4, use linkaliasing
>> Funny! I moved away from Linux mainly because of Library-Hell issues :-)

Library hell exists on all platforms. Running from it is futile.
Maybe the maintainers of one platform/OS distribution do slightly better
than the others, but in essence the problem always exists.

Even on Windows, where there is only 1 manufacturer, the problem exists.


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