Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <email@example.com>
Date: 08/26/2002 18:03:20
>> It ought to be possible to build a dynamically linked program
>> that does not use the dynamic libc.so 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 libdl.so which is used on ELF systems for
this very purpose. Ie. binary linked wih archive libs except for libdl.so
which ensures that dlopen is provided.
Its still a dynamically linked binary of coures - just not reliant on many