PATCH not necessary .o linked into smbd

Claudia Moroder claudiamoroder at
Tue Feb 26 11:44:02 GMT 2002

Hello Jim,

today I did test if the gnu linker on my suse linux does leave away unused

It does NOT.

Maybe there is anyone out there that can confirm this.


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Von: "Jim McDonough" <jmcd at>
An: "andreas moroder" <claudiamoroder at>
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Gesendet: Montag, 25. Februar 2002 20:12
Betreff: Re: PATCH not necessary .o linked into smbd

> >> libsmb/clirap2 is linked into smbd, nmbd ... but the functions defined
> > inthere are used only in net.
> >
> >I'm not sure yet, but the Net* functions (RAP calls) might be used
> >somewhere in smbd while checking interdomain trust relatonships. When
> >I work further on this code, I'll know. For now, they indeed are used
> >in 'net tool while establishing trust to remote domain (new patch is
> >to finish).
> Is it causing you a problem?  The executable code shouldn't be included,
> because most linkers are smart enough to leave out unreferenced functions.
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