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Re: PATCH: Handle undefined symbol in DSO from DT_NEEDED


On 8 May 2001, Ulrich Drepper wrote:

> "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org> writes:
> 
> > glibc 2.2.3 changes atexit from default to hidden. DSOs with
> > unversioned references to atexit fail to link if they are loaded
> > in via a DT_NEEDED entry. This patch makes it non-fatal. I will
> > check it in if I don't hear any objections by Thursday.
> 
> Why should the linker ignore bugs?  Don't work around problems users
> introduced.  Make them fix their code.

The current SUS (draft 6) clearly specifies atexit as a visible interface.

According to this spec glibc is flawed in not presenting this interface.

Fix your code!

Luck,

Dwarf
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