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Re: DB3 symbol collisions solved...

Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org> writes:

> > 
> > Uh, couldn't you just link libdb3 with -Bsymbolic ?
> > A shared library linked with -Bsymbolic will do symbol lookup inside
> > itself before looking at the global scope... which should resolve you
> > issue...
> > 
> > It might me simplier than munging weak symbols...
> That might help, but then it doesn't solve the problem where apps call the
> wrong db[23] symbol. It also doesn't fix the problem with libdb2 calling
> db3 symbols (unless libdb2 is recompiled the same way).
> I'll look into this, but I'm not sure it will help all the cases (but it
> does sound interesting).

I thought you only had clashes with library-internal symbols... If you
have clashes with API symbols, then you cannot use -Bsymbolic.


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