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

Vincent Snijders vsnijders at vodafonevast.nl
Tue Jan 20 08:11:21 CET 2009

Giovanni Premuda schreef:
> Michalis Kamburelis wrote:
>> 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.
> Can anyone spread this all over the Lazarus site, the Lazarus readmes 
> and release notes, the lazarus debs, sorceforge and everywhere else???

Yes, anybody can do that.


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