Handrolled linker?

David Brown haskell at davidb.org
Wed Jun 2 13:40:59 EDT 2004


On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 06:19:00PM +0100, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-06-02 at 17:44, David Brown wrote:
> > Any estimates on the difficulty of changing Linker.c to be able to use
> > standard dynamic link calls (dlopen, ...) rather than having to be
> > customized for every target platform.
> 
> I asked Simon M about this recently:
> 
> http://www.mail-archive.com/[email protected]/msg06189.html

Actually, this isn't the question that I have.  This is about ghci's
dynamic loading of C objects (or other similar language).  There is a
handrolled linker in the ghci code.  I'm interested in replacing this
handrolled linker with dlopen... so that it is easier to port.

Dave


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