Re: -Wl,--as-needed considered possibly harmful
On Mon, Dec 10, 2007 at 18:29:36 +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Dec 2007, Sune Vuorela wrote:
> > Isn't the new dpkg-shlipdeps warning about symbols it can't find ?
> Only if the library has a SONAME. This is intended so that
> perl/python/apache modules do not generate bad warnings: they rely on the
> binary dlopening them to provide the symbols (and it's okay that way).
> So the problem might still be missed on some plugins without SONAME.
And for plugins/modules with an SONAME, it will be missed in the noise
of warnings about symbols provided by the main binary/library.