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On Sun, Jul 06, 2014 at 07:10:32AM -0700, Coroutines wrote:
> Currently shared libraries aren't done because (as I understand it)
> it's tricky to build a shared library for each platform -- and libtool
> is a dependency PUC-Rio doesn't want for its complexity.  If one were

I know the authors of Lua do not recomment it, but Linux ditributions
can't live with static linking.  It is really not an option.

> to make a shared library target for Linux, this is how one might do
> symbol versioning like glibc:

This is another option, but what I proposed is simpler and needs no
special support from the toolchain.

Enrico Tassi