[mercury-users] shared library

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Mon Jan 12 08:13:59 AEDT 2004

On 10-Jan-2004, Marcus Vinicius Santos <m3santos at scs.ryerson.ca> wrote:
> I am having problems to generate a shared library out of the
> Mercury's hello.m sample program.
> This is what I am doing:
> 1- mmc --pic-reg -c hello.m
> 2- ml --shared -o libhello.so hello.o
> undefined reference to `main'

The "--shared" option tries to make an executable (that uses shared
libraries), not a shared library.  Naturally this won't work if you
don't have main/2 defined.

To make a shared library, you should use the "--make-shared-lib" option:

	ml --make-shared-lib -o libhello.so hello.o

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