Re: Modules and dll

From: Richard B. Johnson (
Date: Thu Dec 12 2002 - 11:23:29 EST

On Thu, 12 Dec 2002, Alexandre Pires wrote:

> Hi,
> We could compare the modules programs of linux with dlls of Windows ?
> Exist many differences between them (in relation to the functioning) ?
> Thanks
> Alexandre R. Pires
> Brasil

They are completely different. The only thing in common is that they
exist as files. Under windows, DLL are like the run-time library files
you see in /lib and /usr/lib. They have something in common with
shared object files. Beyond that, they are very different.

Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version 2.4.18 on an i686 machine (797.90 BogoMips).
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