On Oct 22, 2008, at 5:51 PM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> Shouldn't it work to re-dlopen the lib with RTLD_GLOBAL?
I actually don't know -- what will the linker do in this scenario?
(now I'm curious :-) )
> Also, recent libltdl should allow you to choose which scope you want
> the first place, local or global, through lt_dladvise.
We've opted to keep LT opening DSOs in a private scope. What Eugene
is doing is just some hacking around and testing; he's not doing any
real coding yet. We certainly want to preserve all of our
abstractions and linking barriers, so keeping the DSOs in private
scopes is a Good Thing.