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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: dlopen/dlsym working
Date Sat, 08 Nov 1997 10:17:22 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> On Fri, 7 Nov 1997, sameer wrote:
> >       OK, so i figured out how to create .so files in FreeBSD and I
> > got my modified mod_dll.c to work with dlopen/dlsym on freebsd. We're
> > in a beta cycle, so I can't make the module standard apache, right? I
> > would like to do that, if possible, but I will defer to the Release
> > Master.
> I don't particuarly care about that, but please don't call it
> mod_dll.c. Because... um... well, Unix doesn't have DLLs. I don't know
> what the proper acronym is, but I know it's not DLL. If it works, I'd
> perfer it just replaces mod_dld.c, unless that's an improper name, too
> (I have no idea what dld stands for, really, except that it's probably
> dynamic link... something).

I've always assumed it stood for "dynamic ld" (as in the program "ld").



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