Re: Bug#182041: PIC library has bad name
> > > mklibs fails to find the PIC library for reduction since it's called
> > > libnewt-utf8_pic.a while mklibs expects it to simply be libnewt_pic.a
> > >
> > > We're using newt debian-installer so it'd be nice if this were fixed so
> > > we could save some bytes on the boot media. :-)
> > I have a few questions:
> > I've thought boot-floppies worked with the name libnewt-utf8_pic.a.
> > Why doesn't debian-installer mklibs not work with it?
> Because libnewt.so.0.50 is a symlink to libnewt-utf8.so.0.50.17.
> $ ldd tmp/cdrom/tree/usr/lib/cdebconf/frontend/newt.so
> libnewt.so.0.50 => /usr/lib/libnewt.so.0.50 (0x40005000)
> libc.so.6 => /lib/libc.so.6 (0x40014000)
> libslang.so.1-UTF8 => /lib/libslang.so.1-UTF8 (0x40124000)
> libm.so.6 => /lib/libm.so.6 (0x40185000)
> libdl.so.2 => /lib/libdl.so.2 (0x401a6000)
> /lib/ld-linux.so.2 => /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0x80000000)
> so mklibs only sees libnewt.so.0.50 and strips off the suffix and gets
I got your point,