Bug#805428: tableau-parm: fix FTBFS with ld --as-needed

Logan Rosen logan at ubuntu.com
Wed Nov 18 02:27:54 UTC 2015

Package: tableau-parm
Version: 0.2.0-1
Severity: normal
Tags: patch
User: ubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
Usertags: origin-ubuntu xenial ubuntu-patch

Dear Maintainer,

In Ubuntu, we use ld --as-needed by default in the toolchain, and your
package fails to build from source with that option enabled because of the
way libraries are linked.

Even though Debian doesn't use ld --as-needed by default, it is a good idea
to make this change so that (1) we don't have to maintain a delta and (2)
you don't need to change anything in case Debian makes this default in the

You can read more about this option here:

In Ubuntu, the attached patch was applied to achieve the following:

  * Fix FTBFS with ld --as-needed. LP: #832758.

Thanks for considering the patch.

Logan Rosen

-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers xenial-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'xenial-updates'), (500, 'xenial-security'), (500, 'xenial'), (100, 'xenial-backports')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 4.2.0-19-generic (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
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