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Re: OT: Dynamic library dependencies

On Fri, May 28, 2004 at 07:14:27AM -0500, Steve Greenland wrote:
> On 27-May-04, 15:39 (CDT), Shaun Jackman <sjackman@telus.net> wrote: 
> > I'm also looking for a 
> > utility that acts using solely the solibs, rather than Debian package 
> > information.
> Well, since ldd does the recursion, perhaps modifying it to show
> the intermediate steps would be the easiest. It is, after all, free
> software. :-)

Unfortunately, ldd is just a shell script, and the code which does the
recursion is the glibc ELF loader.

You're welcome to try modifying that, but you're going to need a very
large bag to be sick in. It's one of the single worst pieces of code
ever written.

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