GDB a VFS module

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Fri Apr 23 16:25:29 GMT 2004

On Fri, 23 Apr 2004, 'Jelmer Vernooij' wrote:

> Hi Jagan,
> On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 08:59:10AM -0700, Jagan wrote about 'RE: GDB a VFS module':
> >    I was able to resolve it by changing
> > do_smb_load_module->dlopen to take in RTLD_NOW instead
> > of RTLD_LAZY. This made the references resolved at
> > load time. Funnily resolving a .a reference at run
> > time doesnt seem to work. 
> >    Who should i follow up with to possibly change
> > dlopen to use this flag. 
> I don't think we should change this to RTLD_NOW (I've put RTLD_LAZY 
> in there for a good reason), unless you can explain why linking
> against a .a doesn't work.

Hmmm, perhaps I am missing something, but I would not expect dynamic 
linking against a .a to work, since it is just an archive file of objects, 
and not a prelinked thing with all the linking info needed for dynamic 

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at], rsharpe[at], 

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