mechglue loading issue

Luke Howard lukeh at
Thu Mar 17 09:16:51 EDT 2011

> Your need for using RTLD_FIRST implies that the mechanism module has a
> dependency on the mechglue, which you imply is the case.  Why is this
> necessary?

The mechanism does call into the mechglue (say, for example, for gss_release_buffer) and I wanted to be able to link it without any unresolved symbols, mostly for peace of mind (although I can see that in some linkage situations it would also be required).

-- Luke

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