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Re: RFS: clipit


thanks for your reply! I have also tried removing the reference to
pthread.h in my program, hoping that it would take the symbols from
libc, but I still got the same warning from dpkg-shlibdeps.
So, should I put the reference to pthread back in and leave it like that
(with the warning) and submit the bug against dpkg-dev?

Best regards,
Mit freundlichen Grüßen,

Henzel Cristian

On 11/12/2010 11:16 AM, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Nov 2010, Cristian Henzel wrote:
>> dpkg-shlibdeps: warning: dependency on libpthread.so.0 could be avoided
>> if "debian/clipit/usr/bin/clipit" were not uselessly linked against it
>> (they use none of its symbols).
>> but this last one is unnecessary, because my program actually uses
>> functions from libpthread.so (pthread_exit), so it needs that library...
> Hum, libc.so.6 also has that symbol (and dpkg-shlibdeps finds it there
> first), that's why dpkg-shlibdeps thinks it's not necessary.
> But I hear those symbols on libc6 are weak and thus the one provided by
> libpthread are used. Thus this warning is rather bogus apparently. Would
> you please file a bug report against dpkg-dev for this?
> Cheers,

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