[PATCH, RFC] no LIBADD for convenience libraries
thiago at kde.org
Sat Aug 20 14:04:20 BST 2005
Adeodato Simó wrote:
> Is there a chance of having a libtool with pruning support for KDE 4,
> even if upstream does not integrate it in time? IOW, would you be
> willing to accept a patch early in the KDE 4 development cycle?
As coolo said, no. We'd rather drop it completely, since ELF is much less
complex than libtool makes us believe.
> The --as-needed feature is marked as experimental by upstream, or so I
> am told, and although this will presumably change in the future, there
> may be reasons that force some distribution not to use it, so it'd be
> great to have a second method to remove spurious dependencies from
For a time we had it on by default, but it made debugging more difficult.
Packagers are supposed to use --enable-new-ldflags.
Some distributions turn the flags on by default on gcc's spec file.
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