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RE: C++ -fno-weak with template instantiations
- From: "Davda, Bhavesh P \(Bhavesh\)" <bhavesh at avaya dot com>
- To: "Daniel Jacobowitz" <drow at false dot org>
- Cc: <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2005 15:00:12 -0700
- Subject: RE: C++ -fno-weak with template instantiations
> If you are munging the symbol table, then why on earth aren't
> you just removing STB_WEAK at the same time? When you abuse
> ELF like this, you've got to be prepared to run into its
> stranger corners; I don't think it's GCC's job to assist with this.
> > Is there anything in the C++ standard or ABI that dictates that
> > template class instantiations emit weak aliases for
> methods? I would
> > seriously doubt that since weak aliases are an ELF only manifest,
> > aren't they?
> The C++ ABI that GCC follows actually mandates the use of
> COMDAT. I doubt that'll make things any easier for you.
Point noted. Thanks for the suggestion to remove STB_WEAK when munging
the symbol table. That will work too.
As a side note, can you point me to the C++ ABI that you are refering
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