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Re: Early adopters of symbol based dependencies needed

This one time, at band camp, Russ Allbery said:
>  * The new warnings from the dpkg-* tools warn about any binary Perl
>    module because all binary Perl modules use symbols from Perl itself but
>    traditionally aren't linked directly against libperl.  (There was some
>    reason for this that I don't recall off-hand.)  Should these warnings
>    just be ignored?  Suppressed in some way?  Should binary Perl modules
>    link against libperl?  I haven't worked through the implications in my
>    head yet.

See #416266 for an example of why it would be nice if they did.  Linking
the binary perl modules to libperl does make this problem go away, but
I've been waiting to push it over to the perl folks until we have
something resembling patches.
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