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Re: GCC version change / C++ ABI change

Brian May <bam@debian.org> writes:

>>>>>> "Matthias" == Matthias Klose <doko@cs.tu-berlin.de> writes:
>     Matthias>  - Rebuild C++ applications, which do not depend on any
>     Matthias> other C++ library besides libstdc++.
>     Matthias>  - Rename and rebuild C++ libraries, which do not depend
>     Matthias> on any other C++ library besides libstdc++.
> Presumably applications which are built using the same source as a
> library that meets the 2nd criteria should also be built. Otherwise we
> wouldn't get anywhere...
> I am specifically thinking of dar here, it contains a library and an
> application that uses this library in the one source, by the above
> criteria I could rebuild the library but not the application, which
> seems pointless.
> -- 
> Brian May <bam@debian.org>

Isn't that a policy violation in itself already?

If the library is only used by dar then link it in static. If it is
used by other binaries too then you prevent having multiple versions
of the lib installed.


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