Subject: Re: using REQUIRES for libraries
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/28/2004 11:31:46
Another question on same subject:
Should we use objdump (or other tool depending on platform) to output
NEEDED instead of using ldd for generating REQUIRES?
For example, ldd of firefox-bin on my system has 35 libraries.
But objdump -x only shows 21 NEEDED libraries.
The other extra libraries as shown by ldd are not important and may cause
problems on upgrades of the dependencies.
Jeremy C. Reed
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