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Image Activation, Linking, Shareable Images?

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The Question is:

If I have a program, A, that calls a function in a shared library, B, I know
 how to compile and link A and B, but how do they find each other at run time?
 That is, when I RUN A, how does the image activator find B so it can link them
 together at run time
?  On unix you specify the environment variable, LD_LIBRARY_PATH that has a
 list of directories to search to find B.

The Answer is :

  Please see the discussion of shareable images, and particularly please
  see the shareable image cookbook.  A link to the shareable image cookbook
  document is available on the main page of the Ask The Wizard website.

answer written or last revised on ( 23-OCT-2002 )

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