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Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2012 00:02:09 +0800
From: orc <>
Subject: Re: ldso: dlclose.

On Thu, 23 Aug 2012 08:48:16 -0400
Rich Felker <> wrote:

> Anyway, unless the issue is fixed in binutils so that the vast
> majority of libraries are marked non-unloadable, I don't see anything
> we can do in musl. "glibc does it that way too" is not an excuse for
> adding unsafe/non-robust behavior to musl.
> Rich

The whole dlopen/dlclose/dlsym functions family are 'harmful': even if
we want static linking, application will still rely on them and fail
invisibly, creating more headaches.
I think better leave dlclose() in it's current state now. It will always
'success', nobody will care.

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