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Re: Dynamic loading of C libraries

From: Leo
Subject: Re: Dynamic loading of C libraries
Date: Sat, 22 May 2010 02:37:39 +0100
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On 2010-05-22 01:15 +0100, Stefan Monnier wrote:
>> I talked with our lawyer, and we determined that GCC's technique of
>> checking for a symbol whose name says "I am under a GPL3-compatible
>> license" is ok for Emacs and other GNU packages when dynamically
>> loading libraries at the C level.
>> So you can implement dynamic loading with the check for that symbol.
>> If the symbol is not present then the function to load should
>> report an error and not load it.
> That's great news.  So all we need now is for someone to submit a patch
> that provides such dynamic loading functionality, and then start
> using it.

Isn't the patch already around

>         Stefan

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