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Description of problem:
For my application, I need to link libdl.a, which contains a symbol
(_dl_load_lock) that is only in the static versions of libc (libc.a,
libc_p.a) and is not in libc.so.
Why is this so?
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
used nm to verify this.
Is it statically linked program or dynamically linked?
In any case, _dl_load_lock is/used to be a glibc private symbol and no application
nor third party library should ever use it.
See dl_iterate_phdr API for querying loaded libraries in a program.
If your application uses it, it should be fixed, if some third party
library uses this, you should file a bugreport with the third party