[Dev-luatex] (fwd) Bug#441595: not all libraries are customized, there is room for improvement

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sat Dec 19 14:48:10 CET 2009


Martin Schröder wrote:
> 2009/12/19 Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl>:
>> yes but how does it check if the libs are functionally the same?
> 
> APIs are versioned and checked by the loader.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dynamic_library#Dynamic_linking
> It works. Mostly.

sure, but i wonder what this means for the texlive updater ... will it 
also ship upgraded (or ancient) library versions then?

Hans


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