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Re: libltdl should not always use LT_GLOBAL

From: Richard Dawe
Subject: Re: libltdl should not always use LT_GLOBAL
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2004 20:55:42 +0000
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Scott James Remnant wrote:
package libltdl3
forwarded 195821 address@hidden

Currently libltdl always dlopen()s libraries with the LT_GLOBAL flag
(defined as RTLD_GLOBAL | DL_GLOBAL).
Perhaps we need an option whether to dlopen() libraries globally or
not?  Any thoughts?

You may also wish to read Ulrich Drepper's guide to dynamic libaries, which says that you should pretty much never use the RTLD_GLOBAL option. It's here:


Bye, Rich =]

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