Bill Allombert on Wed, 28 Apr 2004 09:19:05 +0200

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Re: gp: anal.c more bugs

On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 04:32:13PM -0700, Ilya Zakharevich wrote:
> > > yes, and if then links with, I see no reason why it
> > > can't be made to work with X11 as well...
> > That does not address whether the resulting binary will work when
> > dynamically linked with another libpari build. For GMP we explicitely
> > hard-code gmp in the soname to avoid the problem, we use
> > instead of
> Could you be more explicit: avoid *which* problem?  Is ABI of the (5?)
> used X11 functions changing all the time?

No, the problem is that you can compile PARI/GP to use a different graphic
library (Qt, fltk, none) instead of X11. That should not lead to a libpari
incompatible with another.