Subject: Re: XFree dynamic loader
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-x11
Date: 03/28/2005 08:39:56
Jason Thorpe <> writes:
> I'm told the point of XFree's own built-in loader is so that IT
> defines the ABI for the modules, and how they're loaded.  This
> theoretically allows XFree modules for e.g. Linux load on NetBSD.

Not just theoretically -- I've actually done that repeatedly (back
when the Savage driver wasn't properly integrated).