Is it possible to convince waf to use g++ for linking certain modules?

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Mon Mar 23 15:18:34 MDT 2015

On 23/03/15 20:47, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I need to like some C++ generated code to a Samba module (protobufs
> stuff) and I am having problems with undefined references to stuff
> that looks like it is in std::basic_ios<blah blah>
> I have managed to convince waf to pass -lstdc++ but that has not
> helped and some people are claiming that I should link with g++ for
> that module.
> Does anyone have any ideas on how to convince waf to use g++ for that link?
For waf itself, see its documentation:

However, you'll need some modifications to wafsamba/ to have it invoke
the underlying waf functions in the right way.


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