LD Changes To Implicit DSO Linking Update

Parag N(पराग़) panemade at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 17:35:55 UTC 2010


On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 9:08 PM, Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at chello.at> wrote:
> Richard Hughes wrote:
>> I've been fixing upstream projects for weeks to build with
>> --no-[add]-needed. The list of projects that fail to build should be much
>> smaller now, especially for GNOME and Freedesktop stuff.
> 1. But have those fixes been applied in the Fedora packages? At least
> NetworkManager is now failing to build due to this "feature" having been
> rushed in just before the freeze, so that's at least one package which
> didn't get fixed in Fedora yet.
> 2. GNOME and freedesktop.org form only a small part of the Fedora package
> collection.
> I really don't see why this change can't at least wait for F14! Breaking the
> build of half of the distro the day of the feature freeze is completely
> unacceptable. The change should get reverted for F13 and put into Rawhide
> after F13 gets branched.
> (I still oppose the feature altogether, but postponing it to F14 would at
> least give packagers time to fix their packages.)

 +1. Please revert the changes.


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