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Re: xlib6 statically linked?

On Thu, 07 Aug 1997, Mark Eichin wrote
> > No, although the message is a bit misleading, the "statically linked"
> > is correct.  What it means is that libX11.so.6.1 has no dynamic
> > references linked into it.
> Quite misleading.  It would be nice if it could be fixed... the fact
> that ldd works on shared libs *at all* leads people to expect that it
> does meaningful things with them, and they tend (as you've seen right
> here) to believe its messages.  It would help if it said "no dynamic
> references" or something more accurate... even though on a real static
> library, it says something like "/usr/lib/libc.a is not a.out or ELF"...

The message doesn't really come from ldd.  It comes from the dynamic
linkers.  If you can convince Ulrich Drepper
<drepper@ipd.info.uni-karlsruhe.de> to change the dynamic linker for
glibc, I'll change the one for libc5.

David Engel                        ODS Networks
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