[XML-SIG] Availability of libxml2 and libxslt Python bindings
Thu, 21 Feb 2002 13:35:12 -0500
On Thu, Feb 21, 2002 at 07:02:20PM +0100, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> Daniel Veillard wrote:
> > This seems related to something like:
> > module A need shared lib l1
> > module B need module A and shared lib l2
> > shared lib l2 depends on a symbol from l1
> This is a bad thing for portability. You should never have
> shared libs depend on each other -- dynamic linking will simply
> screw up completely...
Come'on zlib is shared and used for example by libpng. And if your
graphic library need it you would have to have a special version
of libpng statically compiled against zlib, nahhh you cannot impose
this, on any platform !
> Probably in the dynamic linker of the OS. Also, on some
> platforms each DLL uses it's own heap for memory
> Why not simply make l1 and l2 a single shared lib ?
No I'm not gonna ship with library statically linked inside my
shared library. The linker should be fixed instead.
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