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Re: A plan to get rid of unnecessary package dependencies

On Tue, Sep 26, 2006 at 06:28:50PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Christian Aichinger <Greek0@gmx.net> writes:

> > Maintaining such information somewhere within the library package would
> > be possible, but that sounds like a more complex plan, and I doubt that
> > many library maintainers know if their lib uses such tricks or not.

> does still apply.

As a first approximation perhaps libraries with constructors or
destructors could be assumed to always be required?  That would be more
conservative than required but perhaps so conservative as to be useless.

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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