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       uselib - load shared library


       #include <unistd.h>

       int uselib(const char *library);

       Note: No declaration of this system call is provided in glibc headers; see NOTES.


       The  system  call  uselib()  serves  to  load  a  shared library to be used by the calling
       process.  It is given a pathname.  The address where to  load  is  found  in  the  library
       itself.  The library can have any recognized binary format.


       On success, zero is returned.  On error, -1 is returned, and errno is set appropriately.


       In  addition  to all of the error codes returned by open(2) and mmap(2), the following may
       also be returned:

       EACCES The library specified by library does not have read or execute permission,  or  the
              caller  does  not  have  search  permission  for one of the directories in the path
              prefix.  (See also path_resolution(7).)

       ENFILE The system-wide limit on the total number of open files has been reached.

              The file specified by library is not an executable of a known type; for example, it
              does not have the correct magic numbers.


       uselib() is Linux-specific, and should not be used in programs intended to be portable.


       This  obsolete system call is not supported by glibc.  No declaration is provided in glibc
       headers, but, through a quirk of history, glibc versions before 2.23 did export an ABI for
       this  system  call.   Therefore, in order to employ this system call, it was sufficient to
       manually declare the interface in your code; alternatively, you could  invoke  the  system
       call using syscall(2).

       In  ancient  libc  versions  (before  glibc  2.0),  uselib()  was  used to load the shared
       libraries with names found in an array of names in the binary.

       Since Linux 3.15, this system call is available only when the kernel  is  configured  with
       the CONFIG_USELIB option.


       ar(1), gcc(1), ld(1), ldd(1), mmap(2), open(2), dlopen(3), capabilities(7),


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