Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Johnny Billquist <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/26/2002 20:50:41
On Mon, 26 Aug 2002, Jason R Thorpe wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 08:32:22PM +0200, Johnny Billquist wrote:
>  > 2) using dlopen() in all programs.
>  > 
>  > Why are these two discussions being mixed? Are they totally inseparable?
> Basically, yes.  dlopen() requires that the ELF interpreter be mapped,
> and that only happens for dynamically-linked executables.

Then obviously the solution should be for the ELF interpreter to be mapped
for static executables as well, not to start linking everything
dynamic. :-)

It's like going over the river to get water.

Of course this is just my view of things...


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