8LIBRARY INTERFACE VERSIONING AND RUNTIME DYNAMIC LINKING

Occasionally he stumbled over the truth, but hastily picked himself up and hurried on as if nothing had happened.—Sir Winston Churchill, quoted in The Irrepressible Churchill

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In the last chapter, I explained the concepts of dynamically loadable shared libraries. I also showed you how easy it is to add Libtool shared-library functionality and flexibility to your projects, whether your projects provide shared libraries, static libraries, convenience archives, or some mixture of these. There are still two major Libtool topics we need to cover. The first is library versioning, and the second ...

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