David Engel writes ("Re: lorder"):
> > Is there any reason for the continued existence of "lorder"? Is it perchance
> > used while building shared libraries?
> All I know about lorder is that it is used to reorder object files in
> a library to optimize linking. I don't know of any packages which
> currently use it.
Even if the current ranlib doesn't use it we shouldn't remove it -
it's been in Unix for a long time ...
- From: bruce@Pixar.com (Bruce Perens)
- Re: lorder
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (David Engel)