reduced link interface: some link breakage possible

Richard Moore richmoore44 at
Mon Dec 15 23:03:30 GMT 2008

On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 10:20 PM, Alexander Neundorf <neundorf at> wrote:
>  2.) You are probably using symbols from some library which you don't link to
> directly, but which was dragged in via one of the other libraries you link
> to, and these "dragged in" libraries have now been mostly removed.
> In this case, add these missing libraries explicitely to the
> (because: less dependencies for packages, faster startup, some advantages in
> keeping binary compatiblity).

How does this affect binary compatibility? It sounds like this might break it.


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