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Re: libpoppler mismatch for pdflatex
On Mon, Jan 28, 2019 at 11:24:23AM +0000, maya%netbsd.org@localhost wrote:
> The better fail scenario where it fails (btw) is:
> / \
> [lib A] [lib B]
> \ /
> \ /
> partially updating one side of this (poppler, lib A, binary) will fail
> unpredictably if lib B.
> Suppose libA calls poppler_do_action, and libB calls poppler_do_action
> too. Whether the old or new poppler function is used is unreliable.
> If they are the same - no problem.
> If it changed - random runtime crashes.
This cannot be fixed properly (in general) without moving away from ELF :-)
David A. Holland
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