ldscripts adjustment

Ryan.Oliver at pha.com.au Ryan.Oliver at pha.com.au
Tue Mar 4 16:22:23 PST 2003


Tushar Teredesai wrote:
> How about removing all static libraries (*.a) and all the dynamic
> library links (*.so) from /stage1 at the end of Ch 5? They take up
> unneccessary space and we can be absolutely sure that nothing can link
> against the libs in /stage1.
>
> Before somebody jumps on my about the *.so files, the libfoo.so is a
> symbolic link to libfoo.so.N and is needed only when linking packages
> against libfoo and not needed at runtime.

We could but it is unnecessary, the only reason would be to save space.
Nothing will link against stage1 stuff in ch6, the only chance would have
been glibc, but that looks after itself...

Regards
Ryan

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