Subject: Re: dlopen() twists
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Richardson <email@example.com>
Date: 12/28/2000 11:25:56
>>>>> "Todd" == Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Todd> On Wed, 27 Dec 2000, Kevin P. Neal wrote:
Todd> : > it seems to me that there are a couple of twists in dlopen() handling
Todd> : > in NetBSD.
Todd> : > 1. static linked binaries cannot use dlopen().
Todd> : I think this is a mistake.
Todd> This is an artifact of the design of the [particularly ELF] dynamic loader.
Todd> For ELF, the kernel loads the ld.elf_so as the program interpreter *BEFORE*
Todd> the main program is completely set up to run.
isn't this just a question of providing libdl.a?
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