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Re: versioned symbol problem
On Mon, Aug 12, 2002 at 10:42:13PM +0100, Bruce Stephens wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org (Paul Jarc) writes:
> > There's also a massive documentation bug in that symbol versioning
> > is not covered at all.
> It's documented in the ld manual. The documentation may be
> insufficient, but there is some.
Sun's Linker/Libraries Guide also has a good description of symbol
versioning. The syntax of Sun's versioning scripts was the basis of that
used by GNU ld, so the examples are helpful. http://docs.sun.com/ to start.
I would therefore like to posit that computing's central challenge, viz. "How
not to make a mess of it," has /not/ been met.
- Edsger Dijkstra, 1930-2002