[Ardour-Users] GUI toolkit support

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Fri Nov 16 12:29:55 PST 2018

On Fri, Nov 16, 2018 at 3:16 PM Gunter Königsmann <gunter at peterpall.de>

> What I don't understand is: Why cannot the plugin makers link their
> plugins statically? This way they no more depend on the application that
> uses them using exactly the Right libraries...

Neither Qt nor GTK can be fully statically linked into an application. They
both use run-time/dynamic linking to pull in optional

They also both have global static variables and other design issues that
prevent correct operation if two different major versions are present in
the same address space.
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