Re: [PATCH] RFC: perf, tools: Move gtk browser into separate perfgtk executable

From: Namhyung Kim
Date: Mon Aug 05 2013 - 05:08:11 EST


On Mon, 5 Aug 2013 01:23:20 -0700, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 05, 2013 at 10:16:41AM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>> If you want fewer dependencies then build with 'make NO_GTK=1'.
> Doesn't help the distros. Installing perf and pulling all the graphics
> libraries in is highly annoying, especially in size constrained VM or
> Cloud images. Having a separate binary or at least an ldopen()able
> plugin that can go into a separate package is highly desirable.

I wrote a patch series [1] separating gtk code to a dso and use it with
libdl last year. But I didn't get much feedback probably due to the
mistake of not installing the dso to a proper place. It'd be great if
you guys take a look at it and give some comments.


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