[LAD] ladspa c++ dlsym question

Fred Gleason fredg at paravelsystems.com
Wed Nov 21 10:45:35 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 20 November 2007 21:57, james jwm-art net wrote:
> I'm attempting to use dlsym to dynamically load a ladspa plugin lib in
> c++. I've found various web pages describing how to use dlsym in c++
> but they do not seem entirely relevant to using ladspa (ie ladspa
> plugins are mainly written in c) (??).

Are you wrapping your C++ code in the '#extern "C" {}' keyword?  This is 
necessary in order to keep the C++ compiler from mangling the names.  A good 
overview of how it all works (specific to Solaris, but good info for Linux as 
well) can be found at:



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