Automatically executing method on library unload (gcc)

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    Automatically executing method on library unload (gcc)

    Just a quick question (I hope).

    Is it possible to give gcc a directive/pragma to get it to run a cleanup function when a library is unloaded? This would be trivial in C++ - it would just be a destructor. Do I need to rewrite my code inside a class and use g++, or can I keep my code pure C and still manage this?

    Thanks for any advice.

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    Why don't you write the cleanup routine as part of the unload procedure?
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