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Subject: Re: shared library support?

Re: shared library support?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 14:50:10 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 25 Jul 2006, Bill Janssen wrote:

> Note that plugins themselves are shared libraries; it wouldn't take much to
> extend the plugin API to include a function to allow plugins themselves to
> load other shared libraries, as long as they do so before trying to look at
> (or use) the plugin buffer.

But plugins load at a fixed address, which you couldn't do with these shared
libraries if you if you would try to load them into a dynamic address. So it
would require a more sofisticated loader.

  Daniel Stenberg -- --
Received on 2006-07-26

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