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Re: [bug-inetutils] Re: DNS SRV support (patch)

From: Everton Marques
Subject: Re: [bug-inetutils] Re: DNS SRV support (patch)
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2004 17:46:30 -0200

On Fri, 10 Dec 2004 20:30:21 +0100, Alfred M. Szmidt <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Besides, dlsym/dlopen portion of the patch is really small.
> This is not a good reason why one should add such hacks.

The size of the dlsym/dlopen portion was not pointed as a
reason for using run-time linking; it's an observation
suggesting that the run-time liking does not impose
a big penalty to telnet.

> Using dlopen is overkill for anything like this, you should just
> check for the feature during compile time as all normal and
> sane programs do.

My opinion says otherwise than yours.

> Having binaires "behave differently" based on what libraries
> you have installed is just asking for trouble.

That meaning one should reject all programs which make
use of binary, library plugins?

Anyway, if you guys didn't like the patch, please feel
free to modifty it, or even to completely ignore it.

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