Sebastien Bacher seb128 at debian.org
Sat Jul 8 18:31:13 BST 2006

On sam, 2006-07-08 at 13:01 -0400, John Richard Moser wrote:

> I hear from some Gentoo users that --as-needed makes things load "a lot
> faster," but has the downside that it makes things break "a lot more."
> Anyone have any comments on this, as I try to figure out how to get
> 'apt-get build-dep gedit' to work on latest Edgy?
> (the point is to 'DISPLAY="" time gedit' to get a rough estimate of how
> long it takes gedit to load, figure out it can't start GTK+, and bail)


I'm not sure about the speed but that's used by a part of the Debian
GNOME packages (and the Ubuntu ones too then) to reduce the Depends
listed. It's not used by gedit though because plugins don't work with it


Sebastien Bacher 

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