`ldd' functionality

Eugene Kanter eugene@bgs.com
Wed Dec 9 17:40:00 GMT 1998


Check ldd functionality from U/WIN toolkit. It works correctly the same way
UNIX does (e.g. tries to run application). Looking at DLL list is not enough,
since if older version is present your script won't tell the differentce but
application will fail.

Eugene.

"Gary V. Vaughan" wrote:

> I am in the process of patching libtool to play nicely on win32, and
> it turns out that as part of the port I need to do the equivalent to ldd
> on linux/solaris.
>
> Attached is a script which seems to give the right results -- is this
> the correct approach?  Or is there a cleaner (or less kludgy) way to do
> it?
>
> Cheers,
>         Gary V. Vaughan.
>
>   ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> #! /bin/sh
>
> object=$1
> exeext=.exe
> re_dll='^       DLL Name: '
>
> test -f $object$exeext && object=$object$exeext
> test -f $object || { echo "$object: no such file"; exit 1; }
> test $# = 1 || { echo "USAGE: ldd <object>"; exit 1; }
>
> OBJDUMP=${OBJDUMP=objdump}
> OBJDUMP_FLAGS=${OBJDUMP_FLAGS='-p -j idata'}
>
> eval ${OBJDUMP} ${OBJDUMP_FLAGS} $object \
>         | grep "$re_dll"  | sed "s,$re_dll,,"
>
> exit 0

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