Retiring static libpam support

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Wed Jun 8 19:51:17 GMT 2005

Julian Elischer <julian at> 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.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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