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Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2023 20:00:03 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
To: Farid Zakaria <>
Subject: Re: dynlink.c tests

On Fri, Oct 20, 2023 at 11:18:44AM -0700, Farid Zakaria wrote:
> What's the best way to test dynlink.c ?
> I'm making some small changes (actually just simplifying it by
> removing some code for unneeded arch like DL_FDPIC) but would like to
> make sure I didn't bork anything.
> I found but that seems
> focused strictly on the libc itself.
> Is there a dynamic-loader test suite anyone is familiar with ?

The general strategy I would use would be to setup recipes to build
binaries/shared libraries that make use of particular dynamic linking
features, then load/execute them in ways that assert that the relevant
feature operated as expected.


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