Samba4 status heading to the next TP

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Tue Mar 21 15:38:01 GMT 2006

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Alexander Bokovoy wrote:
> Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
>>Just a heads up.. I hope to be doing a TP this weekend or on monday. 
>>The work on the build system and support for shared libraries is 
>>pretty much finished now. There will be some more small changes in 
>>the next few days, but nothing too big.
> Samba 4 DSO build system is broken w.r.t. ld --as-needed  in
> scripting/ejs/ -- it uses libndr_table but that library is put
> in gcc parameters' list well before SUBSYSTEM_smbcalls.o which uses two
> symbols of it.
> ld --as-needed will become default setting anytime soon in binutils
> release. It is basically a move to treat shared objects' linking in the
> same way as static objects are treated currently -- i.e. symbol
> dependencies are satisfied only using libraries available on the right
> side of the list after the object which contains the symbol.
I'm inclined to not worry about that until there is a good reason to.
There's plenty of other stuff to fix in Samba 4 :-) Is there any reason
in particular we should support --as-needed other then that it might
become the default?

> What is the current algorithm of reodering dependency information? It
> seems that moving dependencies around in files does not make
> any difference.
There is none at the moment, I'm afraid.



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