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[RFC] pacman, package introspection, and managing linking

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http://archlinux.2023198.n4.nabble.com – So, this started off as a what-if and I have a sort of proof of concept working. It be cool if pacman tracked the required and provided sonames.  Now I realize that versioned deps have been discussed and decided against, but tracking these lower level dependencies could provide some additional and useful information to the database. It is actually possible to do this fully automatically. I hacked together this: <https://github.com/vodik/pkgelf>. Its a tool that can recursively introspect a directory or a built package and dump out all the needed libraries and provided sonames. A qui (Distributions)