[fpc-pascal] Re: linux: should we hard-codeversionedorunversioned shared libraries in our apps?

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Thu Aug 16 10:40:29 CEST 2012

Ludo Brands wrote:
>> And IMHO this all reeks of that. (dll name in component). 
>> Sounds "easy", but it doesn't really solve anything.
> Making it easier for the programmer to specify the library he wants will put
> a halt on "this discussion returning in some way or the other every 6-9
> months". What is recurring in these discussions also is the non- or
> badly-documented ibase60dyn.initializeibase60('whatever.so'), or equivalent,
> being brought up at one stage as "the" solution that should make an end to
> the discussion. So if a libraryfilename property would only solve the
> recurring discussions and miscomprehensions (assuming that is a shared
> objective) then it would already be a big step forward. 

I agree.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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