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Re: REQ: build src/backend/postgres w/o -lncurses or -lreadline

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: todd(at)tekinteractive(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: REQ: build src/backend/postgres w/o -lncurses or -lreadline
Date: 2001-05-14 18:43:03
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> Bruce Momjian writes:
> >> I realize this is a sort of special-purpose request.  It's not a big
> >> deal to build the whole thing, then just relink src/backend/postgres
> >> without those libs.  It just feels dirty to have them there when they
> >> aren't needed.
> >> 
> >
> >It is my understanding that having them there causes no bloat in the
> >binary.  No symbols are resolved in those libs.
> Perhaps not, but the postgres binary then becomes dependent on those
> libs being available (if they're shared).

Good point.

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