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Re: [Bug-readline] making shared link failures fatal

From: Mike Frysinger
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] making shared link failures fatal
Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2011 17:47:31 -0400

On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 4:15 PM, Chet Ramey wrote:
> On 3/27/11 6:19 AM, Mike Frysinger wrote:
>>> i think it should die.  otherwise, i imagine some people wont notice.
>>> if they're installing by hand, they'll probably clobber the old files
>>> (headers/static), and could possibly continue using the old shared
>>> library.  if they're installing via a package manager, the guy taking
>>> care of that can easily include the patch so that the end person never
>>> notices.
>> some further thoughts ... i'm not aware of another package of the top
>> of my head that has this behavior, and it hasnt been an impediment to
>> their usage.  plus, if people really want the "ignore the failure and
>> do it anyways" aspect, they always have make's -k option available to
>> them.
> It's OK, you've convinced me.

thanks.  hopefully i didnt annoy you too much in the process ;).

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