Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/26/2002 18:03:20
>> It ought to be possible to build a dynamically linked program
>> that does not use the dynamic  This ought to speed up
>> program startup (where this is significant) while still allowing
>> dlopen() to be used in specific functions.

>	I think that was discussed a while back and involves breaking
>	(or extending if you prefer :) the ELF spec, and changes

I don't think so.  I have a which is used on ELF systems for
this very purpose.  Ie. binary linked wih archive libs except for
which ensures that dlopen is provided.

Its still a dynamically linked binary of coures - just not reliant on many
shared libs.