Re: Not depending on shlibs because of plugins?
On Fri, Jan 05, 2007 at 06:44:49PM +0100, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> If it's using dlopen(), you probably want to depend on the -dev packages,
> unless you want to hardcode the complete name of the library instead of
> the soname. It probably already breaks if they're not installed.
No, dlopen()ing an unversioned .so gives you no guarantee of ABI
compatibility. This is inviting segfaults.
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