Re: debian-installer and libraries
On Wed, 4 Dec 2002, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> Most of those are built from -pic libraries, which are reduced
> versions of the normal libraries. It is impossible to know which
> functions are needed before the actual build of the boot media.
> So, yes, it is a bit inconsistent, but it's the only way. (AFAIK, at
Would it be possible to reduce the libs at release build time?
i.e., let developers use the full libs during development and only
generate the -pic libs for releases, with an external mechanism so
developers get warned when they use stuff not in previous releases.