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Re: No library provides non-weak strwidth



On Sat, Sep 13, 2003 at 04:52:50PM +0200, Geert Stappers wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Running 'make demo' does "Library reduction".
> This ends in:
> 
> 446 symbols, 377 unresolved
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/bin/mklibs", line 469, in ?
>     raise "No library provides non-weak " + symbol
> No library provides non-weak strwidth
> make: *** [floppy-tree-stamp] Error 1
> 
> 
> What is the workaround for this?

My hope is on #211092


> Some of you should have a building system ;-)
> 
> 
> The thread start at http://lists.debian.org/debian-boot/2003/debian-boot-200309/msg00029.html
> 
> Ends with:
> | On Thu, Sep 04, 2003 at 03:50:53PM +0200, Mario Lang wrote:
> | > Now, the question is what would be the proper fix for this problem.
> | >
> | > I do see several:
> | >
> | > 1. Work around this problem by patching mklibs such that it
> | >    detects that a certain symbol is provided by an executable.
> |
> | This is the correct solution.  Executables should be able to
> | provide symbols that are undefined by the libraries they link
> | against.
> 
> Is there progress on mklibs patching?
> 

AFAICT: In the code is no trace on using executable as library.


Geert Stappers

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