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Re: Prebinding for DragonFly/FreeBSD-4

From: Simon 'corecode' Schubert <corecode@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2003 20:48:31 +0200

Lately Matthew Dillon told:

>     Hmm.  There could be a problem with that.  If the ordering of the
>     libraries change the checksums will not (I think), but the
>     patchups will now be applied in the wrong order.
>     Maybe the prebinding should be explicit... that is, you run a
>     program to prebind a binary and it stores the prebinding in the
>     same directory as the binary.  Just running the binary would not
>     in itself *create* a prebinding file, but it would check to see if
>     one exists and is valid.

Oh, I forgot mentioning that. I'd keep a binary-info file which lists
all objects in the order in which they need to be loaded.

Furthermore, linking is explicit at the moment and should stay so.


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