[Mono-list] Some ideas for dotgnu.

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
26 Jan 2003 14:26:49 -0500


> > >   -gtk               Link against the Gtk# libraries
> > >   -gnome             Link against the Gnome# libraries
> > 
> > These switches don't really belong in the compiler. The compiler is
> > potentially for use in any environment (Win32, MacOS X) so favouritism
> > doesn't make sense.
> There are very few cases deserving of special attention by the compiler.
> All of those cases are when the compiler may know better than any build
> system or user e.g. gcc -pthread.

Yes, but we might disagree on what `-gtk' and `-gnome' link to.  

Should that by default reference and import Atk?  Glib?  Glade? 
Bonobo?  Gnome-Print?  Which parts of the platform?