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Sam Hartman hartmans at MIT.EDU
Mon Nov 11 15:53:00 EST 2002

>>>>> "Nicolas" == Nicolas Williams [RU-CENTRAL] <Nicolas> writes:

    Nicolas> On Mon Nov 11, 2002, Derek Atkins wrote:
    >> Can you provide a portable plug-in architecture that is
    >> absolutely guaranteed to work on _every_ OS out there?
    >> -derek

    Nicolas> For an example of just that see Linux-PAM, where
    Nicolas> platforms that lack dynamic runtime linker loaders are
    Nicolas> supported via an option to statically link all supported
    Nicolas> modules at build time.

    Nicolas> I see no reason why the same approach would not work
    Nicolas> portably for MIT.

Because it does not work portably for PAM?  PAM has one of the worst
most non-portable build systems of any software I've spent significant
time working on.

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