[Ffmpeg-devel] [RFC] dlopen vs linking for external libraries

Diego Biurrun diego
Tue Feb 27 10:33:29 CET 2007

On Mon, Feb 26, 2007 at 05:15:07PM -0800, Roman Shaposhnick wrote:
>   The problem is -- dynamic linking just doesn't scale. And anybody
> who disagrees with it should take a look at any application that
> has to work across different distributions to see that these guys
> have to lug around things like private versions of glib and the
> fact that these private versions are .so's hardly makes any difference
> because for all I care the application could've been statically 
> compiled with the same net effect.

What program except binaryware bull has to work across different
distributions?  And why would you want to link dynamically instead of
statically in this case?


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