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It is very easy to build dynamically-loaded object
files under ULTRIX. ULTRIX does not have any sharedlibrary
mechanism and hence does not place any restrictions on
the dynamic loader interface. On the other
hand, we had to (re)write a non-portable dynamic loader
ourselves and could not use true shared libraries.
Under ULTRIX, the only restriction is that you must
produce each object file with the option -G 0. (Notice
that that's the numeral ``0'' and not the letter
``O''). For example,
# simple ULTRIX example
% cc -G 0 -c foo.c
produces an object file called foo.o that can then be
dynamically loaded into Postgres. No additional loading or link-editing must be performed.