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- Subject: Re: Lua Library Design Workshop
- From: ramsdell@<a href="/cgi-bin/echo.cgi?linus.mitre.org">...</a> (John D. Ramsdell)
- Date: 21 Feb 2002 11:27:52 -0500
Christian Lindig <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2002 at 08:33:53PM -0500, Peter Shook wrote:
> > So how was the workshop? Is there a summary of the outcomes?
> * Loading of object files at run-time. Consensus was, that this is not a
> technical problem, but a problem of policy. Where to put the tiny
> target specific module that implements it?
At the meeting, I suggested that libtool be studied for ideas. GNU
libtool is a generic library support script. Libtool hides the
complexity of using shared libraries behind a consistent, portable
When I got back to work, Jay Carlson suggested that Python be looked
at for ideas. He claims that Python does a very nice job of
supporting runtime code loading on a large number of platforms,
including Windows. I don't know how they do it.