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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] apr_dso_open()
Date Mon, 09 Jan 2006 16:50:01 GMT
On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 08:35:07AM -0800, Jonathan wrote:
> Joe Orton wrote:
> >On Fri, Jan 06, 2006 at 12:05:36PM -0800, Jonathan wrote:
> >>LOCAL|NOW and GLOBAL|NOW only changes symbol depth. GLOBAL|NOW and 
> >>LOCAL|LAZY allows symbol breadth and namespace breadth. I suggest 
> >>another function, apr_dso_open_ex(), if we want more OS specific 
> >>options. LOCAL|LAZY, however, is portable in likeness across other 
> >>supported systems without dlopen().
> >
> >Is that true for *all* the supported platforms, Win32, OS/2, Netware, 
> >OS/390, etc etc?
>
> Here are some comments:
>    * Win32 -defaults to private/local, has compile-time definitions for
>      export/import (if supplied) otherwise run-time import is standard
>      [I've tested]
>    * OS/2 - defaults to private/local, compiler option to install
>      automatic handler
...

Thanks for doing the research.  Just to be clear, when you say 
"compile-time" below, I presume you are talking about the compilation 
time *of the DSO in question*, right?  So the answer to my question is 
"no", you cannot change the dynamic linker behaviour at run-time in this 
respect on all platforms?

joe

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