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Re: -Wl,--as-needed considered possibly harmful

On 2007-12-10, Loïc Minier <lool@dooz.org> wrote:
>  I think in both cases it was something like the main binary being
>  linked to many utility libraries (because it was easy to link it to
>  everything which configure found), and then the plugin calling directly
>  into these libs, but not being linked to them.  If the main binary
>  didn't actually use the libs, these were stripped out, and then the
>  dlopening of the plugins would fail.
>    These were really issues in the build process, issues which would
>  have been caught with -z defs before --as-needed (which is why I'm
>  advocating usage of -z defs before --as-needed), but slipped silently
>  in the end package and actually hit users.

Isn't the new dpkg-shlipdeps warning about symbols it can't find ?


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