[LAD] G++ trouble

Will J Godfrey WillGodfrey at musically.me.uk
Mon Nov 16 16:01:01 CET 2020

On Mon, 16 Nov 2020 14:52:53 +0100
Alexandre DENIS <contact at alexandredenis.net> wrote:

>On Mon, 16 Nov 2020 13:38:01 +0000
>Will J Godfrey <WillGodfrey at musically.me.uk> wrote:
>> Not wishing to hijack this thread but I'm still confused :(
>> I just did a search of the whole of src. It's *used* about a dozen
>> times across 5 otherwise unrelated .cpp files, but is only defined
>> here. Just to be certain, I did a make clean before trying this
>> again, and it's definitely saying multiple defs
>> e.g
>> /usr/bin/ld:
>> CMakeFiles/yoshimi.dir/UI/WidgetMWSlider.cpp.o:(.rodata+0x0):
>> multiple definition of `ADD_COLOUR';
>> CMakeFiles/yoshimi.dir/Interface/InterChange.cpp.o:(.rodata+0x1840):
>> first defined here
>> This happens at the linker stage.
>> Also, I thought the whole idea of putting things like this in a
>> #ifndef/#def block was to ensure it was only set once.
>It is only set once *per file* which includes the header. But since the
>symbol is extern, the linker sees one public copy per file, which
>conflict with each other.
Thanks. Clear now. Some reorganisation needed :(

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