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Re: What is the minimum needed to run gtar?
Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> Yes, you're quite correct. Cygcheck will only list the DLLs that the
> program is statically linked to (that is, it's linked to the import
> libraries). If the program uses dlopen() or LoadLibrary() to load the
> library (like rxvt does with libX11/libW11), cygcheck will not list that
> library in the list of dependences. A quick and dirty test for that would
> be "strings program.exe | egrep -i 'dlopen|loadlibrary'". Finding out
> exactly which libraries are loaded with this mechanism won't be as easy
> (because in some cases the DLL name may be constructed dynamically).
> Strace might help with that somewhat, at least for dlopen() calls.
I'm pretty sure the "Dependency Walker" program can trace these dynamic
runtime library loading situations. http://www.dependencywalker.com/
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