Linux why not fully dynamic?

Paul Duffin pduffin at
Fri Aug 6 15:48:10 CEST 1999

Gordon McMillan wrote:
> Robin Becker asks:
> > Why doesn't ./configure set up for a or whatever?
> Don't know. Maybe because this kind of scheme doesn't work on
> some other Unixen?

Tcl manages it and AFAIK Tcl runs on the same systems as Python will.
Also Python already has support for loadable modules and backlinking
so adding support for a shared library is actually very easy.

Paul Duffin
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