Jeremy Messenger wrote:
> On Tue, 04 Mar 2008 13:03:20 -0600, Jeremy Messenger wrote:
>
>> On Tue, 04 Mar 2008 12:27:42 -0600, Roy Marples wrote:
>>
>>> On Tuesday 04 March 2008 17:27:08 Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
>>>> All GNOME ports honor LDFLAGS.
>>>
>>> I'm pretty sure evolution didn't when I tested this a few months ago.
>>> I'll retest once I get my fbsd box back up.

>>
>> You can't just add in /etc/make.conf. You have to edit in
>> evolution/Makefile. If you want to get make.conf works, it will need
>> to be add ${LDFLAGS} like this:
>>
>> ===================================
>> CONFIGURE_ENV= CPPFLAGS="-I${LOCALBASE}/include" \
>> LDFLAGS="-L${LOCALBASE}/lib ${LDFLAGS}"
>> ===================================
>>
>> Then add in make.conf:
>>
>> ===================================
>> LDFLAGS=-Wl,--as-needed
>> ===================================
>>
>> I haven't test it, but it should works.

>
>
> Tweak in LDFLAGS wasn't good enough. It doesn't change anything. marcus
> has found a way to hack in Evolution libtool to add '-Wl,--as-needed'
> and finally helps Evolution to start up a lot faster. You can see the
> difference:
>
> http://people.freebsd.org/~mezz/evolution.txt
>
> marcus has added it in bsd.gnome.mk called ltasneededhack in MC CVS. The
> evolution port in MC CVS is using it. It will be coming with GNOME 2.22.
>
> Just add a note to maintainers, if you want to use ltasneededhack. You
> have to make sure about that you test throught in your port before you
> commit it. It has caused Evolution plugins to show up bugs and marcus
> has to add a patch in a plugin to make sure it doesn't use
> '-Wl,--as-needed'.


Admittedly, that was due to a circular linking dependency. I wouldn't
expect that to be the norm, but indescriminantly adding ltasneededhack
would be a bad idea.

Joe

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Joe Marcus Clarke
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