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Re: List of FTBFS in Ubuntu

On Fri, Dec 03, 2010 at 12:31:06PM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le vendredi 03 décembre 2010 à 12:28 +0100, Mike Hommey a écrit :
> > But I do agree that a -Bsymbolic default is dangerous. Upstream may want
> > to use them at their will, but this shouldn't be enforced by the
> > toolchain.
> OTOH -Bsymbolic should really be mandatory for loadable shared objects,
> like plugins. I don’t know how else we could enforce that.

Very difficult, given that you can dlopen any shared object.  Not that
all libraries support it very well; GObject-based libraries are awful
for example, due to leaking lots of global resources (GQuarks, type
unregistration etc.)


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