Re: libdebian-installer - introduced changes
> So this is a technical fix for social problems (broken build systems
> which don't look on source dependencies between files and/or permit
> compiler errors).
I think more of it like a technical fix for a technical issue, making
sure binaries outside the Debian archive fail visibly instead of
failing silently. A linker error is fatal, and give an error from the
dynamic linker with the name of the missing symbol. An incorrect
prototype give strange and hard to trace errors. Because of this, I
prefer solutions giving visible failures instead of silent ones.