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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: apr_dso_load(): DYNAMIC_PATH flag for shl_load()?
Date Sat, 14 Oct 2006 22:40:44 GMT
Eric Covener wrote:
> Would it be appropriate for apr_dso_load to set the DYNAMIC_PATH flag
> when using  shl_load() on HPUX?
> 
> http://docs.hp.com/en/B2355-90654/ch05s03.html#dynamic-path
> 
> It seems to bring the behavior closer dlopen() , searching SHLIB_PATH
> so you can  ask for "libfoo.so" and not rely on absolute names or
> paths.
> 
> shl_load() appears to be selected by default by autoconf on HPUX, when
> --enable-dso=dlfcn is passed in SHLIB_PATH is consulted (by dlopen).

IMHO, no.  The behavior AIUI is dynamic for applications built +b +s.

But if my understanding of the default behavior is wrong, I agree with
your suggestion.

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