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bug #22311: ProjectCenter: Additional libraries not handled properly

Submitter:  Gregory John Casamento <gcasa>
Submitted:  Thu 14 Feb 2008 02:44:39 AM UTC
 
Category:  Application Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Bug Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  gcasa
Open/Closed:  Closed
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Thu 14 Feb 2008 10:18:38 PM UTC, comment #3: 

The solution implemented is sufficient at this time.   The solution suggested by Nicola should be added as an enhancement request.

Gregory John Casamento <gcasa>
Project Administrator
Thu 14 Feb 2008 03:23:24 AM UTC, comment #2: 

I went ahead and made a change which automatically adds the correct variable for the project type.

I think a better solution is what you're describing.  Currently the PC gui is restricted to simply adding libs to the project without regard for which variable they are assigned to in the makefile.  What's needed is a per-project configuration/preferences panel like the one in Xcode.

G.

Gregory John Casamento <gcasa>
Project Administrator
Thu 14 Feb 2008 02:54:24 AM UTC, comment #1: 

ProjectCenter should allow you to separately configure:

 ADDITIONAL_GUI_LIBS

 ADDITIONAL_TOOL_LIBS

 ADDITIONAL_OBJC_LIBS

for every project. :-)

Using only ADDITIONAL_GUI_LIBS is usually good enough
for applications, but it would be nice to be able to set
the other ones as well. :-)

Not only ADDITIONAL_GUI_LIBS is not used when linking CLI tools,
but even when linking an application (that uses them all),
the flags appear in different position on the linker
command-line, which might be important on some platforms. ;-)

So the best solution is to have all the flags available.

Thanks

Nicola Pero <nico>
Project Member
Thu 14 Feb 2008 02:44:39 AM UTC, original submission:  

When you add more libraries to be linked, the variable added to GNUmakefile.preamble is ADDITIONAL_GUI_LIBS.   This is only appropriate for applications, not for TOOLS.

For tools the variable added should be ADDITIONAL_TOOL_LIBS.

GJC

Gregory John Casamento <gcasa>
Project Administrator

 

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    2008-02-14 gcasa StatusNone Fixed
        Assigned toNone gcasa
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