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Re: Why is libgtk1.2-1.2.3-1 bloating dynamically linked binaries (was: Why is libc-2.1.*.so not stripped?)



On Tue, Jul 27, 1999 at 03:23:08PM -0400, Steve Dunham wrote:
> Nils Rennebarth <nils@ipe.uni-stuttgart.de> writes:
> > removing -lgdk from the list of libraries reduces the size to reasonable 5k
> Have you actually run ldd on the program to see if libgdk is being
> dynamically linked?  Maybe you're missing the .so file?
Ooops, sorry, the real culprit was libglib, and it was because the -dev
version installed was newer than the library, so libglib.so was a dangling
symlink and libglib was linked in statically.

Morale: -dev packages should depend on the exact same version as the
corresponding libraries. Same bug exists in the gdk-imlib-dev package.

Sorry for the false alarm.

Nils

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