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Re: lt_dlerror 'file not found' bug

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: lt_dlerror 'file not found' bug
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2009 10:46:40 +0100
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Hello Matěj,

On Sun 13 Dec 2009 22:45, Matěj Týč <address@hidden> writes:

> The story is that if you try to lt_dlopen a module that can't be
> dlopened (for example when it has unsatisfied dependencies), the
> lt_dlopen function will return null module handle.
> If you want to know where is the problem, you usually call the
> lt_dlerror() function immediatelly afterwards and examine the error
> string.
> The problem is that you always get the 'file not found' message.
> But it is not the case: If you manage to fix the error in your module,
> you can experience that it becomes "magically" dlopenable, although all
> files remain on the same place as before.

I don't have anything to add, only that this bug is really, really
irritating. We've suffered through it with Guile for quite some time

So go Matěj go, you will have many many thankful people if you fix this

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