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From "Brian Havard" <bri...@kheldar.apana.org.au>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Adding dynamic module loading support for OS/2
Date Wed, 05 May 1999 09:44:11 GMT
On Wed, 05 May 1999 00:32:00 -0700, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:

>In article <199905040855.SAA26357@silk.apana.org.au>,
>"Brian Havard" <brianh@kheldar.apana.org.au> wrote:
>>On Sat, 01 May 1999 02:41:32 +1000 (EST), Brian Havard wrote:
>>
>>>I've managed to get dynamic module loading working for OS/2 so here's the 
>>>patch for your review. A few explanatory notes:
>>
>>As nobody seems to have any objections I'll go ahead and commit it. I'm sure
>>I'll here the screams if I've broken anything :)
>
>It's worth noting that when XFree86 4.0 is released (Real Soon Now), the whole
>ballgame could change for dynamic loading on os2.
>
>It is supposed to have some form of dynamic ELF loader.  It is unclear to me
>how much work it will take to make this usable for anything other than the X
>server driver dependant extensions it was created for.

What advantage would that give over the way I've already implemented it using
DLLs? It seems to work quite well, I've even managed to make myself a php3
dll which plugged in with no problems.

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 |  Brian Havard                 |  "He is not the messiah!                   |
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