OCaml and static linking (was old thread: Re: [Fedora-packaging] Issues with Ocaml and Static Linking)

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Mon May 21 15:32:35 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-05-21 at 12:00 +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> Now, a bit of background first.  When OCaml builds a module, it takes a 
> MD5 hash over the interface and some of the internals.  It also stores 
> in the module the MD5 hashes of any modules that it depends upon.  At 
> link time the MD5 hashes are compared, and the link is only allowed to 
> proceed if they match.

Hm. Can we use this to make dynamic linking work safely too?


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