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Re: [Offtopic] C++-coded-packages

Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@gpu.srv.ualberta.ca> writes:

> why does the linker link to shared libraries that are not used in any way
> in the code?

The linker just does what it's told.  You should link with only the
libraries you use.

It is useful in one case - ld.so requires shared libs to have an
explicit dependency on either libc, libm, or libdl.


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