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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/graphics/xzgv

On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 12:02:52AM +0100, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 10:58:13PM +0100, John Marino wrote:
> > Perhaps the logic for which libraries gets added to LDFLAGS needs to be 
> > platform
> > specifically, but eliminating indirect linking probably is the correct 
> > thing to do.
> > DragonFly is just the first to notice.
> I disagree on two levels: disabling following proper DT_NEEDED chains is
> a worse nightmare than "dependency hell", so explicit linking IMHO is
> the wrong answer for pkgsrc - if there is an option to enable old behaviour,
> it should be used instead. If not, we should drop support for gnu ld ;-)
> But if we go for explicit linking, the files need to build
> the library list automagically - not the leaf pkg.

I agree on both accounts. This makes me question the sanity of the
binutils maintainers once more...


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