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Re: Re: Local function in shared object?

From: Mark R Bannister
Subject: Re: Re: Local function in shared object?
Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2011 08:44:24 +0000

On Wed 07/12/11 19:42 , Peter O'Gorman address@hidden sent:
> On 12/07/2011 11:45 AM, Mark R Bannister wrote:
> > The function is not declared with any special keywords. It is not static.
> > Yet, when compiled with gcc on Solaris and a .so target is built with
> > libtool, the function is reported by nm as LOCAL, instead of GLOBAL.
> Hi,
> How is the .so being created? Is a linker script or libtool's export 
> symbols flags being used?
> Peter

Thanks for responding Peter, much appreciated.

Your question got me thinking and I discovered the project was using a version
script (-Wl,--version-script=<file>).  I'm not really used these before, so
didn't understand what it was doing.  Now I do!

Best regards,

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