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Re: No LT_GLOBAL flag in dlopen on debian?

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: No LT_GLOBAL flag in dlopen on debian?
Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2006 20:15:31 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11+cvs20060403

* Bob Friesenhahn wrote on Thu, Jun 01, 2006 at 07:37:51PM CEST:
> For libtool 2.0 the decision was made to not use LT_GLOBAL since it 
> represents non-portable functionality which is not part of the goals 
> of libltdl.

Right.  Although we know packages where this will cause problems.
Now we know another one.

> Maybe this change also appeared in libtool 1.5.22.

Not in GNU Libtool.  Only in Debian's version.

> Libltdl is a portability library rather than a full-featured 
> replacement for dlopen() as provided by platform 'X'.

Well, there are arguments for both choices here.  We could look into
allowing choice here in some way.  (No, I don't have a good idea.)


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