Subject: Shared libraries and crypt
To: David Burren <>
From: Matthieu Herrb <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/18/1994 09:00:55
You wrote (in your message from Fri 18)
 > Danny Thomas <> has reminded me about something:
 > Has anyone else given any thought to the pros and cons of having crypt in
 > a shared library?  I'm starting to think the disadvantages outweigh the
 > advantages.

For us outside the US, having it in a shared library allows to grab
binaries directly without grabbing crypt(). It eliminates the
headhaches of maintaining 2 different binaries set.