Help with dlopen and friends

Eric Pouech pouech-eric at
Thu May 22 14:14:57 CDT 2003

Shachar Shemesh wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am trying to add ICU as a soft dependancy of Wine, so I can use it's 
> BiDi functions. Unfortunetly, it seems to be using miracolous name 
> mangling.
> ubidi.h has:
> U_CAPI UBiDi * U_EXPORT2 ubidi_open(void);
> however, 'nm -D' gives:
> 00046784 T ubidi_open_2_1

some grep in the source gives:
common/unicode/urename.h:#define ubidi_open ubidi_open_2_6

I think this is used to also get the version number of the lib and 
ensure that the client side version will match the library side


Eric Pouech

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