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From: Vitaly Lugovsky <vsl@o...>
Subject: Re: Dynamic link
On Sat, 22 Apr 2000, Nicolas GEORGE wrote:

> > Actually, if you are concerned about the size of a custom runtime, it
> > is much simpler to patch the OCaml makefiles so that the standard
> > library and the special libraries are built as shared library.
> 
> I agree with that, as long as you are root on your computer, to install the
> new "fat" runtime each time you add a new library.

 What for? Why unprivileged user can't install'em in his own 
LD_LIBRARY_PATH? Or, if there is a group of users, e.g. "mlusers",
there can be a group writable directory for a shared libraries.

> > API for dynamically loading C libraries at execution time (rather than
> 
> In my view, this is a quite different issue. (And I don't see immediatly
> how to do that type safely)

 It'll be as safe as normal static link can be. Or I just can't understand
something...

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