How to fix the ELF linker?

Richard Stallman
Fri Mar 17 09:27:00 GMT 1995

    > So linking the same shared library a second time might as well be
    > a no-op.

Ignoring the second loading of the same library should be a very
simple change.

On the other hand, if the linker doesn't make all the global symbols
in the shared library available properly for references encountered
subsequently, fixing that might be a little harder.

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