[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: What next?



On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 13:07 -0700, Nicholas Miell wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 21:44 +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > * avoid redundant libaries in apps
> >   (for example most gnome apps right now have 2 XML libraries loaded and
> > in use)
> 
> Lots of GNOME apps/libraries (and probably many other things as well)
> link to libraries that they don't actually use (try "ldd -r -
> u /usr/bin/*" some time). It'd be nice to get rid of those.
> 
> Also, some libraries/apps don't actually link to libraries that they
> need and work purely by luck at the moment.
> 
> i.e. appA requires libL. libL requires symbols from libM, but doesn't
> link to it. appA also requires libM, so libL happens to work.
> 
> Even worse, occasionally appA doesn't actually require libM, but has to
> link to it anyway to make libL work.

yep this is exactly what I meant but explained far better ;)

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: This is a digitally signed message part


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]