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Re: lt_dlopenadvise ignores advice

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: lt_dlopenadvise ignores advice
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2008 20:34:31 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17+20080114 (2008-01-14)

Hello Bob,

* Bob Friesenhahn wrote on Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 06:08:41PM CEST:
> I don't believe that libltdl itself knows anything about shared library 
> naming conventions.

Sorry, but that's not true:  grep LT_MODULE_EXT ltdl.c

> It is intended that the .la files be installed (as 
> libtool --mode=install does) and that the application specify the name of 
> the .la file.  This works since libltdl opens the .la file to learn the 
> name of the module to load.  In addition to learning the name, libltdl 
> can do any additional pre-loading that the module needs in case the OS 
> does not support it or the module itself does not know all its 
> dependencies.

This is still good advice.

And yes, the manual is borked.  Gary will look at it.


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