mysql 4.1.13 compile info

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Mon Aug 1 07:07:39 PDT 2005

On Sun, Jul 31, 2005 at 05:24:47PM +0200, Joerg Anslik wrote:
> I don't know if this is related to "us" or "them", but compiling mysql
> 4.1.13 from ports results in carloads of
> [...]
> undefined reference to  '__cxa_pure_virtual'
> [...]
> messages. I found that disabling the "CXX= ${CC}" line in the top
> level Makefile gets around this and the package just compiles fine
> (not using libstdc++ and friends).

Yeah, because they are too fucking stupid to link C++ via the C++
wrapper, which takes care of automatically linking in libsupc++. That's
exactly what is needed to make it work.


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