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Date: Sat, 8 Dec 2012 23:25:29 -0800
From: Isaac Dunham <>
Subject: Re: static linking and dlopen

On Sun, 9 Dec 2012 10:36:58 +0400 wrote:

> Anyway, for a lot of existing programs, the absense of dlopen will mean a
> necessity for heavy rewritings in order to compile them with musl - perhaps
> too heavy to be done at all.
I think there's a misunderstanding here:

musl includes a dlopen function.
When a binary is statically linked, it is a stub.
When a binary is dynamically linked, it loads the shared library requested.

> P.S. thank you for the great work you do!
> --
> Cheers,
> Croco

Isaac Dunham <>

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