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I imagine many UNIX folks that never touched Aix aren't aware that around 2000 time-frame, the .so model used in Aix was similar to the Windows one.

There were import libraries and symbols to be exported needed to be defined in export files.

Of course, eventually they converged into the standard UNIX model for shared objects.

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