On Tue, Jul 03, 2018 at 10:21:42AM +0200, Jan Kurik wrote:
The use of the "--as-needed" flag allows the linker to
extra libraries in a binary. This not only improves startup times (as
the loader does not have to load all the libraries for every step) but
might avoid the full initialization of big frameworks.
This might reduce auto-generated dependencies, too, right? Generally
that's a good thing, but of course there's always the off chance that
something that someone expects to be there because it was always pulled
into an install by a dep now won't be....
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