[openbeos] Re: joe - haiku ports

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 20:47:10 +0200 CEST

Andreas Färber <andreas.faerber@xxxxxx> wrote:
> No. You are making wrong assumptions there or haven't tried it out  
> recently. The symlinks only exist for runtime libraries, not during  
> compilation. Without local hacks, linking to libnet will fail.
> Linking to libnet is not what you want anyway because at runtime it  
> puts the library (or even the system?) into R5 compatibility mode!
> We've done a number of ports already, so if Scott says Haiku needs - 
> lnetwork trust him. :)

Exactly! Haiku uses the name of the networking library to be able to 
provide R5 and BONE compatibility.
If you compile with Haiku headers, but link against libnet.so, things 
just won't work.


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