Loading Konqueror sidebar plugins using KLibLoader::library()

Krzysztof Lichota krzysiek at lichota.net
Tue Sep 26 15:47:36 BST 2006

Maks Orlovich napisaƂ(a):
> On Tuesday 26 September 2006 04:53, David Faure wrote:
>> On Sunday 24 September 2006 17:07, Krzysztof Lichota wrote:
>>> I have come across the following problem: my Konqueror sidebar plugin
>>> has to export some symbols from its library to be used in its plugins.
>> So you have a plugin which itself has plugins? Interesting ;)
>> globalLibrary() has always been said to be "the right thing to do". So I
>> wouldn't object to it being used there, as long as you check that it still
>> all works - e.g. that the current plugins don't have symbol conflicts with
>> the rest of the code [or with each other?].
> Related to this, we currently have problems with the DOM Tree Viewer being 
> unable to catch exceptions (and hence being crashy) due to getting separate 
> RTTI info. Do you think it would be reasonable to have some way of marking 
> KPart plugins to be opened as RTLD_GLOBAL? If so, any suggestions/pointers on 
> how/where to put such stuff?

AFAIK KLibLoader::globalLibrary() is exactly using RTLD_GLOBAL.
So you can try the same approach as me: create one library (loader
plugin) which will load the real plugin using KLibLoader::globalLibrary().
If you want, I can send you the code of my loader plugin.


	Krzysztof Lichota

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