Subject: Re: HEADS UP: migration to fully dynamic linked "base" system
To: Greywolf <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/26/2002 11:23:52
On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 11:18:24AM -0700, Greywolf wrote:

 > What does dlopen() buy us?  [addendum:  never mind; i misread dlopen() as
 > dynamic lib open, not dynamic load open...]

dlopen() is required for e.g. pluggable locale support, and is also used
for PAM (the BSD-Auth vs. PAM discussion should be saved for another time,
though :-)

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>