On Wed, 2007-05-30 at 02:19:33 -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> On Thu, 24 May 2007 20:26:00 +0200, A Mennucc said:
> > hi what about http://rerun.lefant.net/checklib/ ?
> > madcoder mentioned in
> > http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2007/01/msg00822.htmlof the
> > intention of getting the checklib service up again: any progress?
> Most of the incantations of checklib did so on a per binary
> object basis -- which is useless in packages like fvwm, that have
> gazillions of plugins generated from the same CFLAGS in a global
> makefile. If some binary in a .deb needs it, a library can't be
> eliminated from build depends, so the lib minimization can't be done.
I don't think it's completely useless, it is for the purpose of reducing
Build-Depends, but those plugins/programs are linking against stuff
they don't actually need, and those libraries are loaded w/o a reason.
Reducing run-time "bloat" is good as well, I'm willing to fix those bugs
on my packages and feed the fixes upstream!
> Has this been fixed in the latest incantation?
Please "fix" this by adding an additional mode/view, not replacing the
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