> > (For some reasons, the default "libncurses.so" is NOT a shared object
> > library
> > which can be called from C programs, but a text file with some kind of
> > pointer
> > or link in it)
> Wow...it's situations like this that make me feel I'll never understand C.
> Why use an extension of shared object for not a file whose contents are not
> that of a shared object?
Exactly! This is really sick.