[scribus] exe

Martin Costabel costabel at wanadoo.fr
Fri May 7 23:07:27 CEST 2010

Peter Nermander wrote:
> In OS X Apple has solved this in the ugly way: Each application must
> supply all libraries it needs to use. This means a user might end up
> with dozens of copies of the same library, because the applications
> can not share. (In Windows similar things can be done with DLL:s, an
> application first looks in its own directory and then in the system.)

This is a common misconception. Apps *can* include their own libraries, 
but they are absolutely not obliged to do so. If you install scribus 
with Fink or MacPorts, then Scribus.app does not include any library. It 
uses shared libraries, just as on linux.


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