Ilya Zakharevich on Fri, 10 Nov 2000 14:50:52 -0500

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Re: [PARI] about the behavior of install()

On Fri, Nov 10, 2000 at 03:15:01PM +0100, Bill Allombert wrote:
> >Why?  The example above shows that "lib" prefix only matters.
> No! Why do you want to name it starting with lib ? there no reason
> ever !  You want to use libraries not destined to PARI under GP ?


> But how do you expect to share datas ?

What data?  Current interface definitions support (at least) long
arguments and return value.

> And if you compile code for PARI modules, why do you want to name
> then libxxx on some system and xxx on others ?

Because the tools which you use for creation of dynalibs may insist on
that.  Or do you want to create the libraries by hand (supporting all
the zillions of schemes to create dynalibs?).