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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-27 07:58:13

Stefan Seefeld <seefeld_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Pavel Vozenilek wrote:
>> "Vladislav Lazarenko" wrote:
>>> I just want to develop wrapper around LoadLibrary, FreeLibrary,
>>> GetProcAddress
>>>for Windows and dlopen, dlclose, dlsym for Unix OSs.
>> Exported symbol enumeration would be handy too.
> That's all fine. The trouble really starts when you want to make
> assertions about the symbols as referring to C++ types / objects.
> If you don't, I don't really see how this topic relates to boost,
> or C++ in general.

You can do some nice things with C++ interfaces:

    entry_point hello(some_lib, "greet");

If you're enumerating things, you can present STL iterators. Stuff
like that makes it C++-related.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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