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Will dynamically linked library, x.so, which works on Linux work on Solaris as well?
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No, you'll need a different library for solaris. Solaris and Linux are not binary compatible.
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I stand somewhat corrected.. The newest version of Solaris (Solaris 10) has binary compatibility with Linux applications so this may work for you on that platform. This is a new feature so I wouldn't guarantee 'full compatibility' but apparently Sun does.

Here is a link that discusses the compatibility (Reason 10):

http://wwws.sun.com/software/solaris/10/top10.jsp

You can download Solaris 10 here:

http://wwws.sun.com/software/solaris/solaris-express/get.html
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