[fpc-devel] LoadLibrary result

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Thu May 30 17:40:46 CEST 2013

On 30 May 2013, at 17:27, Leonardo M. Ramé wrote:

> I'm using a list of objects that each needs to load a shared Library (written in C). As some operations inside the library are slow, I've created a TThread to do multiple operations simultaneously.
> As the library is not thread safe, I thought using "loadLibrary" will create a different "instance" after each load, but, as the TLibHandle resulting of that function is the same, I think the library is only loaded once.
> Is there a way to have different handles for each loadlibrary?.

No, you can load a library only once per process. Loading it more than once is not supported by any dynamic linker I know of, because it would result in symbol clashes.


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