On February 12, 2014 10:23:21 PM CET, Peter Eisentraut <pete...@gmx.net> wrote:
>On 2/11/14, 7:04 PM, Craig Ringer wrote:
>> I don't see any use for that with plperl, but it might be a valid
>> to be doing for (e.g.) hstore.dll. Though you can't really link to it
>> from another module anyway, you have to go through the fmgr to get
>> access to its symbols at rutime, so we can probably just skip
>> of import libraries for contribs and PLs.
>There are cases where one module needs symbols from another directly.
>Would that be affected by this?

I don't think we have real infrastructure for that yet. Neither from the POV of 
loading several .so's, nor from a symbol visibility. Afaics we'd need a working 
definition of PGDLLIMPORT which inverts the declspecs. I think Tom just removed 
the remnants of that.


Please excuse brevity and formatting - I am writing this on my mobile phone.

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