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GeneralA Quick Question on Linking. PinmemberJacob F. W.7-Jan-13 19:54 
This is going to get really confusing. Sorry in advanced.
I understand what static and dynamic Linking are, and how they works, but one point that confuses me is:
 
Does linking work in just one direction, or does it always work in both.
 
Let me clarify. If I write some code that uses the C Standard Library, we would of course say that I am linking to it. However, would you also say that the C Standard Library links to my code, even if it doesn't use anything I wrote?
 
One way
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Code X uses Code Y, therefore Code X links to Code Y.
Code Y does not use Code X, therefore Code Y does not link to Code X.

Two way
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Code X uses Code Y, therefore Code X links to Code Y.
Code Y does not use Code X, but Code X uses to Code Y, therefore Code Y links to Code X.
 

If Linking is Two Way, then is there a proper term for when one work uses another work. I think it would be something like "subroutine call", but I'm not sure how much that covers.
 
Again, sorry for any confusion. Thanks for your help.
Jacob W.
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