Sunday, February 28, 2016

How to figure out static dependencies of a library for example libxml-2.0

Alright, this is fairly common question when you are trying to generate a static binary or have come across situations when you want to find out all the dependencies of a library.

The problem: How the hell do I figure out all the static dependencies of libxml-2 ?

The solution: Its easy, use pkg-config !!

Here is how to list all the static dependencies of libxml-2

Run the below command:

pkg-config --static --libs libxml-2.0

and this returns a list

-lxml2 -lpthread -lz -lm

Saturday, February 27, 2016

All permutation of a string using Go (Golang)

I have been playing around a bit with Golang and I thought the best way to learn about a prog. language is to write some code.

The problem: Write all permutations of a given string

The solution:

Run code here :