Richard Laager wrote: > On Mon, 2006-10-30 at 14:31 +0200, Damyan Ivanov wrote: >> * Added --as-needed to LDFLAGS to avoid unnecessary NEEDED entries. >> Thanks to Christian 'Greek0' Aichinger. > > Is the use of --as-needed encouraged/discouraged in Debian? Is there a > reason this isn't used system-wide? (I'm aware some packages have > issues, but those can and should be addressed individually.) http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2005/11/msg00016.html In short: - First try the relibtoolize approach. - Avoid custom *-config tools. - If your package uses pkg-config, and you get unnecessary dependencies, check the used *.pc files if they have to be fixed (using Requires.private/Libs.private) and notify the maintainer of the corresponding lib. - If everything else fails, use --as-needed. Cheers, Michael -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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