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Re: More on entry point option for ld


On Fri, Jun 29, 2001 at 10:13:00AM -0700, Richard Henderson wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 29, 2001 at 06:28:05PM +0200, Carlo Wood wrote:
> > And what if you want to do initialization of a shared library
> > *after* initialization of libc and libstdc++ but *before*
> > any constructor of global objects of other libraries (or the
> > main program) are called?
> 
> You're screwed.  Shared library initialization happens *before*
> any code from the application is run at all.
> 
> You can get sort of close with an LD_PRELOAD library that runs
> your initialization code from a constructor.

The initialization is part of a shared library to begin with.
But that doesn't help me, because libstdc++ is initialized first
and that calls malloc() these days :/.

-- 
Carlo Wood <carlo@alinoe.com>


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