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Re: dlopen on Solaris compared with IRIX/Tru64

From: Albert Chin-A-Young
Subject: Re: dlopen on Solaris compared with IRIX/Tru64
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2000 17:22:51 -0600
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On Wed, Dec 20, 2000 at 05:09:48PM -0600, Tim Mooney wrote:
> In regard to: Re: dlopen on Solaris compared with IRIX/Tru64, Albert...:
> >Not all systems allow you to embed RPATH in a library. Tru64 UNIX 4.0D
> >is one. I think libtool 1.4 and above allow you to embed RPATH.
> Unless I misunderstand you, that's not correct:
> 05:04pm obelisk lib$odump -D /local/lib/ | egrep 'RPATH'
>                        RPATH: /local/lib
> 05:05pm obelisk lib$sizer -v
> Digital UNIX V4.0D  (Rev. 878); Mon Mar 13 16:49:14 CST 2000
> I've been doing this successfully for a long time.
> What *is* true, in the context of the original topic, is that at least
> through 5.0 the RPATH in a shared library is not used to find shared
> libraries that are explictly dlopened by a program.  I had a Compaq
> loader engineer explain it to me one time, it's somewhat complex.

Ok, that's what I meant. Thanks for the clarification.

> They expect to change that behavior in the future, from what he said.


albert chin (address@hidden)

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