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Bug#66023: PROPOSAL] Re: Shared libs vs. plugins.

On Sun, May 06, 2001 at 01:22:50PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> I would prefer to let this rest until the initial amendment is in Policy,
> since it's not very easy to get seconds and this amendment is already
> overdue.

Surely it's possible to change a proposed amendment before it is
accepted?  That's the whole point of discussing it.

Seconding is supposed to mean "I think this proposal is worth
considering".  If it means "I think this proposal is perfect as
written", then our policy process is no longer lightweight.

> Besides, hopefully nobody will try to make their plugins unstripped in the
> meantime.

There are already plugins that are not compiled with -fPIC, though.
(megahal and wine have some on my system.)

Richard Braakman

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