Linkage runaround

Vladimir Panteleev via Digitalmars-d digitalmars-d at
Thu Mar 26 11:36:56 PDT 2015

On Thursday, 26 March 2015 at 12:37:32 UTC, Steve Teale wrote:
> If I link my DMD 2.066.1/ GtkD (latest version) app with static 
> Phobos2 I get
> Linking executable: ../bin/Debug/compo
> ../objdir/mainwin.o: In function 
> `_D4core7runtime7Runtime17__T11loadLibraryZ11loadLibraryFxAaZPv':
> /usr/include/dmd/druntime/import/core/runtime.d:233: undefined 
> reference to `rt_loadLibrary'
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> If I change the link spec to use, then the app 
> links, and runs, but it crashes the first time I try to read 
> something from a file with stream.File.readString.
> Does this ring a bell with anyone.

Does your code call Runtime.loadLibrary anywhere?

It looks like rt_loadLibrary is only implemented when on Windows 
or with version(Shared).

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