Subject: Re: using REQUIRES for libraries
To: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/28/2004 20:14:29
On Tue, 28 Dec 2004, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> Should we use objdump (or other tool depending on platform) to output
> NEEDED instead of using ldd for generating REQUIRES?
Ideally, yes. If such a tool can work on all platforms. NEEDED shows only
direct library dependencies, which are precisely the ABI upon which the
package depends (regardless of underlying dependency libraries).
-- Todd Vierling <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>