Subject: Should libs be cross-linked?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <email@example.com>
Date: 06/12/2002 12:50:29
I've recently encountered piece of software which loaded libssl.so
dynamically. However, the software didn't load libcrypto, which libssl
depends on, so this failed.
This begs a question: shouldn't libssl be linked against libcrypto,
so that programs which -lssl (or dlopen("libssl.so")) would
get the dependant libraries loaded too? Other candidate for something
like this would be libedit, which is tied to libtermcap.
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.NetBSD.org/Ports/i386/ps2.html
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