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Re: Static linking considered harmful

On Wed, 2006-11-22 at 18:08 +0100, Olivier Galibert wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 11:34:14AM +0100, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > actually static linking DECREASES that portability !!
> On which planet ?
> galibert m71 limsi fr:~/git/mmconfig #2 >git grep acpi_table_mcfg_config
> git: error while loading shared libraries: libcrypto.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
> galibert m71 limsi fr:~/git/mmconfig #3 >cat /etc/redhat-release 
> Fedora Core release 5 (Bordeaux)
> T'was compiled on a 32bits fc3, shared, and I tried to use it on a
> x86-64 fc5.  It is *extremely* hard to be sure that you have all the
> compatilibity libraries for the previous versions of fc.

yum install openssl097a ?

But I agree that in other cases it is not always as easy as this one.

Tomas Mraz
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                                              Turkish proverb

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