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From "Theo E. Schlossnagle" <>
Subject Re: mod_so/7008: Hard-coded dlopen flags (RTLD_GLOBAL) Ref: mod_so.c and unix.c
Date Thu, 04 Jan 2001 03:46:15 GMT
If you dlopen and then mod_backhand goes and dl_open()'s other
shared objects, things can get screwy.  Solaris is really picky about this.  I
still have problems with mod_backhand not being able to dynamically load
candidacy functions if mod_backhand itself is shared on Solaris.  For some
reason if you dlopen() with RTLD_GLOBAL, things play much nicer.

Tony Finch wrote:
> revision 1.12
> date: 1998/07/10 18:29:50;  author: rasmus;  state: Exp;  lines: +2 -2
> Set the RTLD_GLOBAL dlopen mode parameter to allow dynamically loaded
> modules to load their own modules dynamically.  This improves mod_perl
> and mod_php3 when these modules are loaded dynamically into Apache.

Theo Schlossnagle
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