Subject: Re: src/gnu/usr.bin/egcs/common
To: NetBSD Userlevel Technical Discussion List <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/17/1999 21:09:34 (Greg A. Woods) writes:
> > As an aside: Note that for many base system libraries we currently
> > (incorrectly) do _NOT_ specify the dependency on libc or other
> > libraries whose interfaces are used.  This is a historical artifact of
> > the build process, and is incorrect.  Some of the base system
> > libraries, on the other hand, do at least part of the right thing, and
> > most if not all of the X11 libraries do.)
> Ah ha!  This is interesting.
> Won't bumping library major numbers make it possible to clean up all
> this mess in one swoop?  How much extra work does this cleanup require?

no, going through and adding -lc, etc., to library builds will.  it's
not much work, going in and doing it's just kinda annoying.

Chris Demetriou - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.