Re: OFFTOPIC: glibc 2.0.5 strangeness?

Philip Blundell (
Sat, 27 Sep 1997 22:58:14 -0000

>Why some of my old binaries (compiled under libc5.4.34) now
>requires AND ldd reports that. Certainly, they don't

Shared libraries can themselves pull in other dependencies (using DT_NEEDED).
One of the libraries that you've linked with has been rebuilt for libc6 and
the application is still on libc5, or vice versa.