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macOS/Linux - Determine dependencies of an executable

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I know, most packages will list dependencies of the binary you're using.
But what about binaries I compiled myself?

Lazarus, and other higher level languages, may depend on libraries you're not even aware of.
So how do I determine these under macOS or Linux?

macOS:

otool -L <path-to-binary>

Linux:

ldd <path-to-binary>

or:

readelf -d <path-to-binary> | grep 'NEEDED'

 

Hope this is helpful to anyone out there 😁  

 


   
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