Browser plugin problems still exist in 6.2

Dmitry Pryanishnikov dmitry at
Fri Dec 8 04:00:09 PST 2006


On Thu, 7 Dec 2006, Bruce M Simpson wrote:
> It still seems to be necessary to patch rtld in order to get the Flash plugin 
> to work (www/linux-flashplugin7) due to the '_dlsym' symbol not being found.
> I was able to use a smaller patch to do this, see attached (although this may 
> not build with the Intel C compiler).
> +__strong_reference(dlsym, _dlsym);

   I wonder what's the difference between your one-line patch and one which
I'm using:

+__weak_reference(dlsym, _dlsym);

Which of them is more correct?


Sincerely, Dmitry
Atlantis ISP, System Administrator
e-mail:  dmitry at
nic-hdl: LYNX-RIPE

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