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Re: RFC: Add STB_GNU_SECONDARY
"H.J. Lu" <email@example.com> writes:
> On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 3:10 PM, Cary Coutant <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> We only have very few bits to in STB_XXX field.
>> This is exactly why I'm not in favor of this extension. The feature
>> doesn't seem compelling enough to use up one of these precious
>> reserved values (in fact, you're using the next-to-last one that's
>> reserved for OS use).
>> You want a backup definition? Put a weak def at the end of the link line.
> It doesn't work for us since the backup definition is
> always used even if there is a normal definition in
> a shared library or an archive.
Can you expand on that? How can you refer to the backup definition if
there is a normal definition?