Re: [firstname.lastname@example.org: Re: More info on static binary/libnss* mystery]
On Tue, Oct 08, 2002 at 12:16:58AM -0400, Jack Howarth wrote:
> I am still confused. How does this differ from the case of the
> .hidden symbols from libgcc that we put in libgcc-compat? It would
> seem to be an identical situation, no? We just need to export for
> run-time resolution but not linking. No one seems to have the same
> complaint about the libgcc compat symbols being present that way
> in glibc 2.3.
The whole point is that they need to be available for linking. We're
talking about not having to recompile _static libraries_ here.
If they are rebuilt using the updated headers then the uses will go
away; they're defined to something else now. Or that's my
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