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From: Sylvain Ageneau
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:59:53 -0300
Subject: ECL and libltdl

I've been struggling with trying to use cffi based libraries with ECL on iOS which doesn't allow dlopening dynamic libraries (so ECL has to be compiled with --disable-shared).

GNU libtool includes a small library libltdl which is a kind of platform independent wrapper for dlopen and also has a fallback mechanism for platforms that don't allow it:

The attached patch adds optional ltdl support to ECL. I also added a sample application that shows how to use it.


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