[PATCH] loader: Use RTLD_DEEPBIND if available to prefer local symbols

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Fri Oct 4 14:57:13 PDT 2013

Egbert Eich <eich at freedesktop.org> writes:

> If there are namespace clashes among different drivers it would be
> preferrable if each driver used its local symbols. Use the
> RTLD_DEEPBIND if available to achive this.

Eric and Adam are doing a lot of work in Mesa to fix the exported symbol
lists; do we expect this hack to still be required in the future? Or is
it purely a temporary kludge?

keith.packard at intel.com
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