Subject: Re: having problems with dlsym()
To: Nick <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 09/12/2000 09:09:28
	You might want to ask this on tech-toolchain. If you want to send
	me a copy I'd be happy to test it on 1.5_ALPHA

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On Sun, 10 Sep 2000, Nick wrote:

> I am running 1.4.2.  I have a program that uses dlopen() and dlsym()
> to call functions from shared objects.  This program works fine on
> my FreeBSD 4.1 system but I cannot get it to work on any of my
> NetBSD 1.4.2 systems.
> Here is the problem.  dlsym() seems to be returning NULL.  However,
> _init() and _fini() do get called.  Could dlopen/dlsym work differently
> on NetBSD than on FreeBSD?
> I tar'd up the source code in question (total of 674 bytes).  Would anyone
> like to see it?  Is it sill to assume that FreeBSD and NetBSD have similar
> dlsym()s?
> Thanks,
> Nick Maniscalco