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Re: backend modules

Ben Collins wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 06, 1999 at 08:25:21AM -0700, Kurt D. Zeilenga wrote:
> > Please submit changes to libtool to the libtool folks.  We
> > should not maintain OpenLDAP-specific versions of this tool.
> The libtool documentation has some info on how to do this already with
> it's current setup (differentiate and compile static and/or dynamic
> modules) without modifying libtool or ltmain.sh.
> What are we using for loading the modules? Wouldn't it be best to use
> the ltdl library that comes with libtool? It's already cross-platform
> (including win32 dll support) and even takes care of platforms that
> don't support dynamic modules, so we wont have to. I'm using it in a
> seperaqte project and it has removed a lot of the headache for this
> type of thing.

We're using gmodule (from glib).  However, I would think it might be
wise to migrate ltdl instead since we already use libtool to build
shared libraries.