Subject: Re: emacs 19.22 with shared libraries
To: None <,>
From: Wolfgang Solfrank <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/09/1993 18:52:55
> I would recommend not using these "dump" mechanisms together with shared
> libraries (in fact I would not recommend using emacs at all, but I probably
> won't convince you:-)). It is *not* guaranteed that all of text and data
> items will load at exactly the same locations on each invocation. In practice,
> this is the case as long as the shared libraries don't change. You might get
> away with it by re-dumping emacs each time you install a new shared library
> that it uses. Also, be aware of your LD_LIBRARY_PATH and ldconfig setup.

According to what my colleague is doing, this should work ok with the current
dump scheme in emacs. It does restore the old __DYNAMIC table to the
state before the start of the emacs.
ws@TooLs.DE     (Wolfgang Solfrank, TooLs GmbH) +49-228-985800