Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: William Waites <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/26/2002 19:36:09
On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 10:24:09PM -0400, William Waites wrote:

 > Correct. What exactly  is the problem with using  dlopen() in a static
 > binary? That is,  after all, how the current  implementation in citrus
 > works and we have staticly linked binaries that use it.

For a statically-linked binary to use CITRUS requires that all of the
multibyte character tables that might be used to be compiled in.  This
bloats every binary, and makes the upgrade path more difficult.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>