Loving ld with --as-needed

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Mon Feb 28 09:22:15 CST 2005

On Mon, Feb 28, 2005 at 03:13:20PM +0000, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-02-28 at 05:20 +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> >If this is regarded as safe (Scott?), we could begin building GNOME with it
> >now (or immediately after hoary) and perhaps put it into the buildd settings
> >once we're completely happy with it.
> I've not heard of any problems with it, except where apps perform
> strange tricks to obtain symbols (such as dl_sym on themselves).

That's not strange, it's beauty.

Daniel, with a worried eye to the Debrix codebase, where the loader he
wrote does exactly that
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