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Re: Abysmal state of GTK build

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Abysmal state of GTK build
Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2022 16:50:29 +0300

> From: Lars Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org>
> Cc: Po Lu <luangruo@yahoo.com>,  emacs-devel@gnu.org
> Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2022 15:47:38 +0200
> Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:
> > Maybe someone should take another look at a possible use of Qt?
> I haven't kept up with Qt development at all -- but at one point, using
> Qt required using C++, I think.  Is that still the case?

Yes, AFAIK.  But AFAIU it should be possible to call C++ functions
from a C program, given enough glue.

> (Not that that's necessarily a deal breaker.)

Exactly.  GCC already needs a C++ compiler to build, and so does GDB.
I see no problem requiring that for Emacs, if it will otherwise free
us from the GTK nightmares.

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