Bug#909267: library-not-linked-against-libc: downgrade from error

2019-01-14 Thread Chris Lamb
Chris Lamb 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? > > > >

Bug#909267: library-not-linked-against-libc: downgrade from error

2018-10-09 Thread Chris Lamb
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

Bug#909267: library-not-linked-against-libc: downgrade from error

2018-10-06 Thread Guillem Jover
Hi! On Thu, 2018-09-20 at 17:19:02 -0700, Russ Allbery wrote: > Jeremy Bicha writes: > > On Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 6:18 PM Russ Allbery wrote: > >> Maybe exclude shared libraries linked with glib (and whatever the Qt > >> equivalent is)? > > > One package that triggers this tag a lot is samba

Bug#909267: library-not-linked-against-libc: downgrade from error

2018-10-02 Thread Chris Lamb
Jeremy, > Chris, see https://bugs.debian.org/896012 (Thanks for the ping/reference. However, as I mention elsewhere in this bug I am simply not well-versed enough in shared library magic to be able to comment or move confidently here. Sorry.) Best wishes, -- ,''`. : :' :

Bug#909267: library-not-linked-against-libc: downgrade from error

2018-10-01 Thread Jeremy Bicha
Chris, see https://bugs.debian.org/896012 Thanks, Jeremy Bicha

Bug#909267: library-not-linked-against-libc: downgrade from error

2018-09-20 Thread Russ Allbery
Jeremy Bicha writes: > On Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 6:18 PM Russ Allbery wrote: >> Maybe exclude shared libraries linked with glib (and whatever the Qt >> equivalent is)? > One package that triggers this tag a lot is samba and it doesn't use > glib or qt. >

Bug#909267: library-not-linked-against-libc: downgrade from error

2018-09-20 Thread Jeremy Bicha
On Thu, Sep 20, 2018 at 6:18 PM Russ Allbery wrote: > Maybe exclude shared libraries linked with glib (and whatever the Qt > equivalent is)? One package that triggers this tag a lot is samba and it doesn't use glib or qt.

Bug#909267: library-not-linked-against-libc: downgrade from error

2018-09-20 Thread Russ Allbery
Chris Lamb writes: > Dear Simon et al., >> Was the goal of this tag to tell the difference between libraries that >> are linked to their dependencies, and libraries that aren't, like the >> difference between these? >> >> $ gcc -shared -Wl,-soname,libbad.so.0 -olibbad.so.0 libhello.c `pkg- >>

Bug#909267: library-not-linked-against-libc: downgrade from error

2018-09-20 Thread Chris Lamb
Dear Simon et al., > Was the goal of this tag to tell the difference between libraries that > are linked to their dependencies, and libraries that aren't, like the > difference between these? > > $ gcc -shared -Wl,-soname,libbad.so.0 -olibbad.so.0 libhello.c `pkg- > config --cflags glib-2.0` > $

Bug#909267: library-not-linked-against-libc: downgrade from error

2018-09-20 Thread Simon McVittie
On Thu, 20 Sep 2018 at 17:42:30 +0100, Chris Lamb wrote: > > "I think that tag is too high-priority tbh. In frameworks like GLib > > and Qt it's far from unusual to do everything with higher-level > > functions and not use libc directly at all, and -Wl,--as-needed turns > > that into no

Bug#909267: library-not-linked-against-libc: downgrade from error

2018-09-20 Thread Chris Lamb
tags 909267 + moreinfo severity 909267 wishlist thanks Dear Jeremy et al., > "I think that tag is too high-priority tbh. In frameworks like GLib > and Qt it's far from unusual to do everything with higher-level > functions and not use libc directly at all, and -Wl,--as-needed turns > that into

Bug#909267: library-not-linked-against-libc: downgrade from error

2018-09-20 Thread Jeremy Bicha
Source: lintian Version: 2.5.103 X-Debbugs-CC: naes...@gmail.com, s...@debian.org We noticed that library-not-linked-against-libc is triggered for several GNOME packages. [1] smcv had these comments -- "I think that tag is too high-priority tbh. In frameworks