[webkit-dev] loading dylibs from netscape plugin package

Don Agro dagro at dogparksoftware.com
Thu Feb 1 17:34:11 PST 2007

On 1-Feb-07, at 7:01 PM, Rudi Sherry wrote:

> Yes, use @loader_path.  That is relative to the folder holding the  
> executable loading the dylib (that is, "." refers to that folder).
> Acrobat does this in its browser plug-in (AdobePDFViewer.plugin).
> Use install_name_tool to change the path that your executable uses  
> to find those dylibs (install_name_tool has a man page).

Thanks Rudi and Alexey, I'll give it a try.

> On Jan 18, 2007, at 7:27 AM, Alexey Proskuryakov wrote:
>> On 1/18/07 5:31 PM, "Don Agro" <dagro at dogparksoftware.com> wrote:
>>> The dylibs in question have the @executable_path install name set  
>>> and
>>> can be loaded from a standalone application package but if I am not
>>> mistaken when the plugin is loaded by Safari this @executable_path
>>> install name is interpreted as the Safari MacOS package contents
>>> folder not the one in my plugin.
>>> Is there any way to change this ?
>>   I think an install name relative to @loader_path can be used to  
>> specify
>> such a dependency (never used it myself, though).
>> - WBR, Alexey Proskuryakov

Best Regards,
Don Agro

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