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Re: What next?



On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 01:26:56PM -0700, Nicholas Miell wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 22:13 +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > 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 ;)
> 
> Ah. I thought you meant that things were using both libxml2 and SAX in
> different parts of the app, or something to that effect.

well both actually. 


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