Shared library handling¶
libuv provides cross platform utilities for loading shared libraries and retrieving symbols from them, using the following API.
Shared library data type.
int uv_dlopen(const char *filename, uv_lib_t *lib)¶
Opens a shared library. The filename is in utf-8. Returns 0 on success and -1 on error. Call
uv_dlerror()to get the error message.
int uv_dlsym(uv_lib_t *lib, const char *name, void **ptr)¶
Retrieves a data pointer from a dynamic library. It is legal for a symbol to map to NULL. Returns 0 on success and -1 if the symbol was not found.