[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] Fw: [PATCH] Allow linking in (shared) libfontconfig directy

Diego 'Flameeyes' Pettenò flameeyes at gmail.com
Tue May 22 20:42:58 UTC 2007


On Mon, 21 May 2007 15:40:54 -0700
Phil Race <Phil.Race at Sun.COM> wrote:
> I could construe this either way. If its almost free it doesn't
> matter if you do even if you don't need it, or if you do it twice.
Right, this is why I suppose an option wouldn't be a bad idea :) Leave
it up to either user or distribution to choose between the two at build
time (in case of Gentoo, it would most likely become an useflag, I

Oh by the way t here is one case where the direct link would be safer:
if fontconfig's ABI changes, but the API doesn't, dlopen would be a
problem, while direct linking would resist just fine. Of course we all
hope that this will not happen (I'm scared to think about
the widespread breakage due to a change in libfontconfig changing

Diego "Flameeyes" Pettenò
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