<dlfcn.h>(P) POSIX Programmer s Manual <dlfcn.h>(P)

PROLOG This manual page is part of the POSIX Programmer s Manual. The Linux implementation of this interface may differ (consult the corresponding Linux manual page for details of Linux behavior), or the interface may not be implemented on Linux.

NAME dlfcn.h - dynamic linking

SYNOPSIS #include <dlfcn.h>

DESCRIPTION The <dlfcn.h> header shall define at least the following macros for use in the construction of a dlopen() mode argument:

RTLD_LAZY Relocations are performed at an implementation-defined time.

RTLD_NOW Relocations are performed when the object is loaded.

RTLD_GLOBAL All symbols are available for relocation processing of other modules.

RTLD_LOCAL All symbols are not made available for relocation processing by other modules.

The following shall be declared as functions and may also be defined as macros. Function prototypes shall be provided.

int dlclose(void *); char *dlerror(void); void *dlopen(const char *, int); void *dlsym(void *restrict, const char *restrict);

The following sections are informative.

APPLICATION USAGE None.

RATIONALE None.

FUTURE DIRECTIONS None.

SEE ALSO The System Interfaces volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, dlopen(), dlclose(), dlsym(), dlerror()

COPYRIGHT Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .

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