[Xcb] xcb/libxcb git commit 46413cd85

Matthias Hopf mhopf at suse.de
Wed Dec 12 06:39:00 PST 2007

On Dec 11, 07 19:14:50 -0500, Peter Harris wrote:
> What happens on Linux if you have library A statically linked against
> uClibc, and library B dynamically linked against glibc? How does your

That is the main reason why you don't mix dynamic and static linking.
And why you don't link libc statically. This is just asking for trouble.
Not only regarding malloc/free.

I very much agree with Bart that we should not make the live for broken
link models easy by making it harder for everybody else. Especially as
you cannot be sure when calling free() on a pointer that it has been
allocated within your scope and not outside (strdup etc.).

> It's worse on Windows, where the malloc/free you get with a debug build
> is incompatible with the regular malloc/free. This means that, if you

OMFG. How broken is that?


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