[fpc-pascal] How to build .so with FPC and use it in C program?

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Thu Dec 11 15:10:56 CET 2008

On 11 Dec 2008, at 15:03, Marco van de Voort wrote:

> In our previous episode, Jonas Maebe said:
>>>> FPC cannot build dynamic libraries on FreeBSD at this time (well,
>>>> at least
>>>> none that work properly with C programs).
>>> Can this be done for other platforms?  eg: Linux 32/64bit and  
>>> Windows
>>> 32/64bit etc...
>>> I'm mostly interested in 32bit Linux & Windows OS's.
>> Only the FreeBSD port is broken in that respect as far as I know.
> I'm not entirely sure how it should work at all. Linux calls the  
> "main" of a
> .so, but I never found any docs for that.

Under Linux, you pass the library's init and fini routines to the  
static linker using the "-init" and "-fini" parameters. See compiler/ 


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