Re: basic question about runtime query parsing

Marco van de Voort <marcov@stack.nl>
3 Aug 2005 01:11:10 -0400

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From: Marco van de Voort <marcov@stack.nl>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 3 Aug 2005 01:11:10 -0400
Organization: Stack Usenet News Service
References: 05-07-045 05-07-056 05-07-066 05-07-079 05-07-103
Keywords: linker

On 2005-07-26, Chris Dollin <kers@hpl.hp.com> wrote:
>>
>> Thanks for the information. I'll have to look up 'dlopen'. However,
>> even if it's possible, I think there's probably an easier and safer
>> solution for most programming tasks. I don't dispute that it could be
>> useful for some special ones.
>
> dlopen [etc], as I understand it, is the basis for [or access to]
> POSIX dynamic linking.


(Just a side note: afaik dlopen is used to open binaries in general. An
alternate use is e.g. to open a binary, and get access to sections that are
not loaded into memory, e.g. for internationalisation purposes)


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