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Re: mklibs and brltty

Matt Kraai <kraai@alumni.cmu.edu> writes:

> On Thu, Sep 04, 2003 at 03:50:53PM +0200, Mario Lang wrote:
>> Now, the question is what would be the proper fix for this problem.
>> I do see several:
>> 1. Work around this problem by patching mklibs such that it
>>    detects that a certain symbol is provided by an executable.
> This is the correct solution.  Executables should be able to
> provide symbols that are undefined by the libraries they link
> against.

I am only wondering, how would mklibs know that
somelib.so is loaded by this-and-that(1)?  The reverse is clear,
the executable lists the libraries it requires.  But how would
I know that a certain lib is going to be loaded by a certain executable?

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