Use FFI to dynamically load shared library on Mac OS 10.5

James Foster James at
Fri Jan 18 21:38:06 UTC 2008


SmalltalkImage current listLoadedModules. "My library is not in this  


On Jan 18, 2008, at 1:01 PM, Joshua Gargus wrote:

> The problem may not be that you aren't loading the library, it may  
> be that you're not finding the address of the function within the  
> library.  If you execute 'Smalltalk listLoadedModules' after a  
> failed invocation attempt, does your shared library show up in the  
> list?
> Josh
> On Jan 18, 2008, at 12:55 PM, James Foster wrote:
>> I'm trying to dynamically load a shared library (.so) and  
>> consistently get "Unable to find function address." I have tried  
>> putting the library in a variety of locations (next to the  
>> executable, next to the image, next to the FFI package, etc.) and I  
>> have set the environment variable DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH to the location  
>> of the library. Nothing seems to work (although the FFI tests all  
>> pass). Any advice?
>> James Foster

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