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Re: Intend to create an -fPIC library package...

Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> (23/07/2009):
> > In case a maintainer of a shared lib never did this, I strongly
> > advise playing around with a simple combo of diff, find, and nm, in
> > order to have a look at what symbols are becoming between two
> > releases.
> Why is that better than comparing both symbols files and having the
> build actually fail if a symbol is removed?

Why are you trying to second-guess me?

> Using nm/find/diff is more complicated and I don't see a clear
> advantage to it.

I mean it may help people figure out what a shared library looks like in
terms of symbols, library dependencies and so on.


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