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From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2007 14:27:45 -0700

On Mon, Aug 13, 2007 at 10:16:02PM +0200, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> Dynamically loading libraries are a lot harder and was already broken as it
> was written, on most platforms. The reasons included that dlopen()ing the
> lib didn't take sonames into account properly so at any time an openldap
> update could break a curl install, and the way it worked it required
> openldap devel packages installed on systems while only a run-time lib
> should've been needed.

That SO versioning bug got fixed (on many platforms, anyway) in 7.13.2.
But the old dlopen approach was still broken as designed.

>>> Dan

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