Re: Shared Library Options (272 Views)
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Shared Library Options

Is there anyway to set up a c++ application that searches for a function in shared libraries as follows:


1) Look in the shared library in the current directory

2) If not found in the current directory's shared library look for a shared library of the same name on the search path and try to find the function there.



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Re: Shared Library Options

Are you talking about searching at link time, load time or at runtime?

The first can be done with -L path options.

The second with LD_LIBRARY_PATH and -Wl,+b paths

The third with dlopen and dlsym.

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