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Date: Sun, 09 Dec 2012 14:09:23 -0600
From: Rob Landley <>
Subject: Re: static linking and dlopen

On 12/08/2012 04:52:37 PM, Rich Felker wrote:
> The source of all these problems is basically the same as the benefit
> of static linking: the fact that the linker resolves, statically at
> link time, which object files are needed to satisfy the needs of the
> program. With dlopen, however, there is no static answer; *any* object
> is potentially-needed, not directly by the main program, but possibly
> by loaded modules.

Is there some way you could put a dlopen() symbol in libc.a that forces  
a build break? Perhaps a redirect to  


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