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Re: Modules dependencies RE: PATCH: zftp/tcp abstraction

"Andrej Borsenkow" wrote:
> > The other advantage of this is that, as Sven has pointed out, we
> > can handle
> > systems with RTLD_LAZY by loading first and asking questions afterwards.
> > The difference between these two methods is then transparent to the user
> > --- we don't have extra files on some systems and not on others.
> >
> Zeram/14786
> This was my original suggestion. Zefram had arguments against it.

I'm not sure Zefram's objection applies when RTLD_LAZY is around?  He was
saying you can't load the module until you've fixed the depencies.  In this
particular case, you can.
> I never liked inter-module data references. Is there any chance we can get
> rid of them and replace by wrappers/hooks/callbacks/what-ever? At least, as
> long-term goal?

I'd be entirely in favour of this.  I'm not sure how easy it is, though.
I believe (without checking) that Sven has added plenty of scope for

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