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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
Subject: Re: News item announcing as-needed (glep 42 stuff)
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 22:34:52 +0200
On 26-07-2010 22:29:06 +0200, Tomáš Chvátal wrote:
> Starting today all applications emerged on your system are linked
> together with additional LDFLAGS="-Wl,--as-needed". This option
> allows us to avoid linking extra libraries into the final binary
> improving startup times and more importantly making binaries more
> resistant to a library SONAME changes [1].

While this is sort of the end result, I'd suggest making a more correct
statement here, like "and more importantly possibly reducing breakage of
binaries and libraries after a library SONAME changes".


-- 
Fabian Groffen
Gentoo on a different level


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