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Re: more non-PIC static libs in shared libs

On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 10:06:49PM -0500, Jack Howarth wrote:
>    Doesn't debian have lintian or such to sanity check packages after
> they are built? Shouldn't we take every package after it is built
> and scan the *.so* files in it for TEXTREL? That would seem like a
> neat way to catch these before they even got installed on a build
> machine.

Lintian's current shlib-with-non-pic-code check is
/^\s+\d+\s+\.rela?\.text/ over the output of
objdump --headers --private-headers -T

I gather this is insufficient, then?

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