g++-mike-eh8-C test failure

John David Anglin dave@hiauly1.hia.nrc.ca
Fri May 5 15:12:00 GMT 2000

> Yes, absolutely.  That's why we're talking about libgcc.sl.  Are you
> worried about symbols from libm?
>  > This suggests that only a shared version of libc should be used in
>  > applications using shared libraries. If an archive version of a
>  > dependent library must be used, all of its definitions should be
>  > explicitly exported with the -E or +e options to the linker to avoid
>  > multiple definitions.
> Which suggests that libstdc++.sl should be built with -E.

Tried it.  It doesn't resolve the problem.  According to other documentation,
-E is for exporting symbols from main programs.  +e can be used for exporting
symbols from shared libraries but it hides all the symbols which aren't
explicitly exported.

J. David Anglin                                  dave.anglin@nrc.ca
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