kdeinit (was: Summary from Buildsystem BoF at Desktop Summit)

Oswald Buddenhagen ossi at kde.org
Tue Aug 16 09:50:25 UTC 2011

On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 10:59:18AM +0200, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> In my opinion, kdeinit should stay.
try to convince lennart of that. when i suggested to add kdeinit-like
functionality to systemd his response was "no way". and if we ignore
systemd, we'll lose in the longer run.
the selinux guys and some others hate us for kdeinit anyway.
regarding nvidia, they know about the issue and have been enlightened
about its severity? btw, why cannot non-pic libs be prelinked? works
for non-pie executables, after all.

> Another advantage of kdeinit is to run the static constructors in
> libraries, [...]
good luck with that... :}

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