Subject: Re: 'prebind' implementation (was Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system)
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Bang Jun-Young <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/28/2002 21:07:40
On Wed, Aug 28, 2002 at 07:27:56AM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> Just for the record: the technique outlined here is more or less exactly what
> M$ does on Win32 systems (another set of all-dynamic OSes, btw). Many 
> application programmer don't do it, but all M$ delivered system binaries
> are prebound just the way Bang describes.

Right. :-) How prebinding works on Win32 (they call it just 'binding')
is described in Matt Pietrek's MSDN Magazine article:


Bang Jun-Young <>