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Date: 2007-09-26 (08:19)
From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: Cherry-picking modules (was Re: [ANN] OCaml Reins 0.1 - Persistent Data Structure Library)
On Wed, 2007-09-26 at 09:22 +0200, Daniel Bünzli wrote:
> Le 26 sept. 07 à 01:33, Sylvain Le Gall a écrit :

>  As for security updates in ocaml, you cannot  
> anyway rely on dynamic linking. Which I see as a good thing, for  
> applications dynamic linking creates more problems than it solves and  
> should be avoided most of the time (except of course for system  
> libraries).

There is a tradeoff between reliability and ease of maintenance
such that for many larger applications dynamic linking is actually
*more* reliable.

Would you really recommend statically linking your whole desktop
against the Linux kernel?? :))

John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
Felix, successor to C++: