Subject: Re: Netatalk library problems.
To: None <>
From: Dave Huang <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 04/08/2000 18:49:36
On Mon, 20 Dec 1999, Dave Huang wrote:
> I noticed this on NetBSD-current/i386 (ELF) and took a quick look at
> it... netatalk is doing a dlopen() on the shared lib with mode=RTLD_NOW.
> According to dlfcn(3), "[mode] has currently no effect, but should be
> set to DL_LAZY for future compatibility." This isn't true though (at
> least not with the ELF; I didn't check a.out). With mode set to
> RTLD_NOW, dlopen() returns a NULL pointer. With it set to RTLD_LAZY, it
> succeeds. So what does the mode argument do?

So any thoughts on this, and the other stuff in the message? (See for the
whole thing). Or is someplace like tech-userlevel a better place to ask