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
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