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Re: PACTH: Fix duplicated version (Re: A symbol version bug?)
On Sun, Jul 14, 2002 at 04:32:52PM -0700, H. J. Lu wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 01:08:09AM +0930, Alan Modra wrote:
> > That's quite a few changes of mind. :) Can you tell us why you "think
> > it should work"? Why doesn't bar defined by
> > __asm__(".symver _old_bar,bar@VERS.0");
> > not conflict with another bar, set to VERS.0 by a version script?
> That is because by using
> __asm__(".symver _old_bar,bar@VERS.0");
> the intention is the definition of bar with version VERS.0 is _old_bar,
> The version script only specifies there is a bar with version VERS.0,
> nothing more. As my testcase show, it has its use.
I suppose it's fair enough to say that a .symver takes precedence over
a version script. Would you please make a note of this in ld.texinfo?
Your patch is OK, but remove the unnecessary bfd_set_error on malloc
failure. bfd_malloc will do this for you.
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