Guillem Jover wrote: > > I wonder if we would get all of the utility out of the tag if instead it > > looked for shared libraries with no NEEDED metadata. I think it's only > > catching libraries that aren't linked with anything else, so maybe just > > check for that explicitly? > > Yeah probably better than the status-quo. Any kind of plugin would need > to be excluded though, because it might simply be using symbols from the > loading binary (via -rdynamic). It would still emit false-positives for > any library that implements language run-times or does syscall wrapping. […] > So, I'd say the trade-off is worth it, as there's definitely going to > be way less false-positives on language run-time libraries, than the > current false-positives.
Sounds reasonable. Can someone retitle this bug to match? (I doubt I personally have enough shared library foo to implement this myself, alas.) Best wishes, -- ,''`. : :' : Chris Lamb `. `'` la...@debian.org / chris-lamb.co.uk `-