kevin.kofler at chello.at
Fri May 2 22:15:49 UTC 2008
Jason Corley <jason.corley <at> gmail.com> writes:
> Granted the VMware example is not LSB conformant, but the LSB Core
> spec specifically says:
> "Packages shall not depend on other system-provided dependencies."
When the LSB says "shall not depend", they REALLY mean SHALL NOT DEPEND,
not "shall hide their dependencies on ...". This means they must not use those
libraries, or they have to statically link them (yuck!) or ship private copies
of them (yuck!!! This is even worse because you get all the drawbacks of static
linking without the advantages).
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