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Re: __strong_alias

On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 06:07:52PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 06:43:12PM +0100, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> > I have trouble to understand how __strong_alias should work.  In the
> > example below, I would expect libtest_foo() to be called after dlopen(),
> > but it still use main_foo(). Anyone can explain?
> dlopen() loads a library and uses the symbols of the program
> to fixup undefined references in the library code.
> If you want to reference anything in the library you need to
> use dlsym().
> If you specify RTLD_GLOBAL to dlopen(), then call via a PLT that
> has not yet been initialised (because RTLD_LAZY was in effect
> when the code making the call was loaded), then the function
> in the library might get executed.

Don't forget other shared objects that are opened later.


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