Diffstat (limited to 'ext/fiddle/handle.c')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/ext/fiddle/handle.c b/ext/fiddle/handle.c
index 357ff0510c3..330dbafe67c 100644
@@ -117,11 +117,14 @@ predefined_fiddle_handle(void *handle)
* Create a new handler that opens +library+ with +flags+.
- * If no +library+ is specified or +nil+ is given, RTLD_DEFAULT is used, which
- * usually means +libc+.
+ * If no +library+ is specified or +nil+ is given, DEFAULT is used, which is
+ * the equivalent to RTLD_DEFAULT. See <code>man 3 dlopen</code> for more.
- * libc = Fiddle::Handle.new
+ * lib = Fiddle::Handle.new
+ * The default is dependent on OS, and provide a handle for all libraries
+ * already loaded. For example, in most cases you can use this to access +libc+
+ * functions, or ruby functions like +rb_str_new+.
rb_fiddle_handle_initialize(int argc, VALUE argv, VALUE self)