Subject: Re: dlopen type function
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Kent Vander Velden <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/21/1995 11:45:58
In message <>, wr
>On Wed, 20 Sep 1995 20:48:44 CDT 
> Kent Vander Velden <> wrote:
> >   Would someone suggest a set of functions which are similar to dlopen,
> > dlsym, dlclose and dlerror which are available with NetBSD?  My goal is
> > to be able to have an executable be able to "load other functions" which
> > where not actually linked into the program originally.
>Well, in /usr/include/dlfcn.h live the prototypes for those functions.  
>This header was an addition to -current since 1.0.  I'm not sure there 
>the protos live in 1.0, though I'm pretty sure the functions exist.
>There really ought to be manual pages for these functions...

  Oops, guess I made a bad assumption that if the functions are not in
the man pages they are not implemented. :)

  Thanks for the information.

Kent Vander Velden