summaryrefslogtreecommitdiff
path: root/ext/fiddle/lib/fiddle.rb
diff options
context:
space:
mode:
Diffstat (limited to 'ext/fiddle/lib/fiddle.rb')
-rw-r--r--ext/fiddle/lib/fiddle.rb8
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/ext/fiddle/lib/fiddle.rb b/ext/fiddle/lib/fiddle.rb
index 3a9b5d5bffa..ae6e299637c 100644
--- a/ext/fiddle/lib/fiddle.rb
+++ b/ext/fiddle/lib/fiddle.rb
@@ -33,9 +33,13 @@ module Fiddle
# Fiddle::Handle.
#
# If +nil+ is given for the +library+, Fiddle::Handle::DEFAULT is used, which
- # usually means +libc+.
+ # is the equivalent to RTLD_DEFAULT. See <code>man 3 dlopen</code> for more.
#
- # libc = Fiddle.dlopen(nil)
+ # lib = Fiddle.dlopen(nil)
+ #
+ # 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+.
#
# See Fiddle::Handle.new for more.
def dlopen library