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On Thu, 22 Aug 2002, Luca Barbieri wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-08-22 at 00:11, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > On Wed, 21 Aug 2002, Luca Barbieri wrote:
> Otherwise, if more then one version of the symbol is
> available, none of the definitions is accepted and the search
> continues with the next object.
> If we modify the loader so that it instead accepts the first one, this
> first one will be correct for the main program.

Hmm, what drawbacks would such a change have?  If there are none...

> With unmodified loaders and multiple versioned libraries in a program,
> the binaries will fail until they are recompiled to use versioned
> symbols. However this isn't worse than the current situation that causes
> them to pseudorandomly fail.


  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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