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From Jonathan <...@wikifamilies.info>
Subject Re: [PATCH] apr_dso_open()
Date Fri, 06 Jan 2006 19:07:16 GMT
Garrett Rooney wrote:

>On 1/6/06, Jonathan <bjh@wikifamilies.info> wrote:
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>>Comments?
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>>This adds apr_dso_open(). Its intention is to only open a dynamic shared
>>library and to do so without any further process to automatically bind
>>global symbols, unlike apr_dso_load().
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>This seems reasonably useful to me, I'm just curious if it can be
>portably implemented.  It looks like you've got code in there for
>dlopen and whatever Mac OS X uses, what about the other systems we
>support?
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>-garrett
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I've just read all the specifications for all the supported systems, and 
it appears it can be done consistently. That does not mean it can be 
guaranteed because some systems let the DLL override options on how 
global symbols are loaded, but a requirement to compile a DLL in a 
certain way helps solve such inconsistency.

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