Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: Johnny Billquist <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/26/2002 17:46:01
On Tue, Aug 27, 2002 at 02:38:56AM +0200, Johnny Billquist wrote:

 > My point is basically that Unix as such don't know anything about shared
 > libraries. Instead you have a piece of code linked into your binary, which

Right, nor should it.  It would simply be inappropriate to have potentially
many linkers in the kernel (one for each ABI you might support in userland).

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>