Summary of current change suggestions

Alastair Reid reid at
Wed Feb 21 13:44:20 EST 2001

> So, as Marcin pointed out, the only use for a library object
> spec for ccall is so that interpreters know which handle to
> pass to dlsym().

This may be the only use but I think it's a very important use.

> I am not too fond of the idea that the interpreter has to try
> a dlsym() on all library objects that it did dlopen().
> Or is this maybe not too bad?

I think it's just asking for trouble (for reasons given in earlier mail).


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