Retiring static libpam support

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at des.no
Wed Jun 8 19:51:17 GMT 2005


Julian Elischer <julian at elischer.org> writes:
> I gues it would be ok if the basic binary is static and the PAM
> modules are loaded using dlopen.

You can't load dynamic objects from a static binary.  It doesn't have
a working dlopen() (since dlopen() is implemented by the run-time
loader), and even if it did, there is no relocation table there to
resolve dependencies in the dynamic object.

DES
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