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Re: dlopen(3) and symbol conflicts

> So rename the functions and submit a bug report upstream. Seriously, the
> DCE interface is present in FreeBSD, NetBSD and OSX at least. It is
> Linux which had to create its own API...
But any third-party program or library should be able to choose whichever 
symbol names it likes to choose (unless reserved by an official standard) 
without risking to interfere with the system C library, shouldn't it? What 
point would you make if Linux/GNU would pollute your favourite namespace 
with symbols from some ``XYZ interface present in Linux, Irix and Windows 
at least''?

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