[kde-linux] JPEG 7 vs KDE-4.4 (DLL HELL comes to Linux?)

Duncan 1i5t5.duncan at cox.net
Fri Mar 12 17:50:01 UTC 2010

James Tyrer posted on Fri, 12 Mar 2010 07:14:38 -0700 as excerpted:

>> As I mentioned, Gentoo has a script (called revdep-rebuild) that
>> detects and suggests a rebuild of such (reverse) dependencies.  The
>> core of it is ldd
> Will this run on other systems?  Actually, what is needed is more than a
> script, we need a package manager that works by actually looking at what
> is installed.
> I have a more simple script that searches for strings in LA files.

ldd is a part of glibc, and yes, it should run on any reasonably new glibc 

revdep-rebuild is gentoo (actually, portage, AFAIK) specific, as it 
correlates what ldd says with the queries of the package database.

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