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From Garrett Rooney <roo...@electricjellyfish.net>
Subject Re: Dependencies and Modularity in APR
Date Sun, 12 Dec 2004 23:03:26 GMT
Graham Leggett wrote:
> Nick Kew wrote:
>> This seems to me less than ideal even for DBM.   In the case of DBD,
>> the backends are major applications in themselves, and hardwiring them
>> at build time seems to be seriously suboptimal.  So I've re-hacked
>> the DBD code to load them dynamically when APR_DSO is enabled.
> (Forgive what may be a stupid question) Am I correct in assuming that 
> when the platform does not support DSO, it will be built natively into 
> the library as it is now? (assuming the person compiling the code has 
> not indicated otherwise at compile time)

The current implementation appears to just not work at all without DSO 
support, assuming I read it correctly, although I don't see any reason 
that in the long run it wouldn't work exactly as you specified, linking 
everything in directly.


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