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

On 28 Aug 1997, Guy Maor wrote:

> 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.

Hm, somehow this strikes me as sub-optimal.. 

Is there any tool to tell if any libraries are totally unused and can be
removed? I wonder how many package depend on libraries that they don't
actually use (like libg++)


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