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From: Scott James Remnant
Subject: Re: TODO
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 23:00:34 +0000

On Tue, 2004-11-16 at 11:15 -0800, Jacob Meuser wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 16, 2004 at 03:02:55PM +0000, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> > Actually, I'd say the opposite is true ... the LONGER link line,
> > produced by the current Libtool, is what allows people to get away with
> > this because Libtool puts more stuff into the link line.
> > 
> > A shorter, more concise, link line actually forces people to make sure
> > they *do* link anything they require themselves, rather than relying on
> > Libtool to do the right thing for them.
> but where does the problem show up?  on !Linux, because Linux will
> "do the right thing".
No, on Linux ... because Linux does the right thing and causes the
applications to break; whereas Libtool does the wrong thing and links
the application directly with half the libraries on the system.

Have you ever, ever felt like this?
Had strange things happen?  Are you going round the twist?

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