[fpc-pascal] Workaround for #0011837 (FPC <= 2.2.2 with GTK >= 2.13)

Vincent Snijders vsnijders at vodafonevast.nl
Mon Jan 19 19:29:40 CET 2009

Michalis Kamburelis schreef:
> In case someone wonders how to workaround this bug
>   http://mantis.freepascal.org/view.php?id=11837
> (occurs with GTK >= 2.13.4, e.g. on Ubuntu 8.10 we have GTK 2.14):
> I found that the quick workaround that works is to pass --noinhibit-exec
> to ld, that is "-k--noinhibit-exec" to FPC command-line. The ld will
> then treat unresolved references as mere warnings, and will produce
> working executable (assuming your program doesn't actually call
> obsoleted GTK2 functions).
> Of course, you can also upgrade to FPC from SVN. Above workaround is
> useful only if you have to stick to released FPC 2.2.2.
> (I know, this is hardly a rocket science discovery :) Just sharing in
> case anyone else struggles with this, seeing as this is very common
> problem.)

Thanks, I will try to remember this.


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