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Re: Special symbol version for glibc's internal interfaces
Daniel Jacobowitz <email@example.com> writes:
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 04:30:15PM +0200, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 04:09:56PM +0200, Andreas Jaeger wrote:
>> > Have a look at the following RPM output:
>> > $ rpm -q --requires bash
>> > /bin/sh
>> > ld-linux.so.2
>> > libc.so.6
>> > libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.0)
>> > libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.1)
>> > libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.2)
>> > libdl.so.2
>> > libdl.so.2(GLIBC_2.0)
>> > libdl.so.2(GLIBC_2.1)
>> > libhistory.so.4
>> > libncurses.so.5
>> > libreadline.so.4
>> Further more, glibc rpm can be packaged so that it explicitely does not
>> provide *(GLIBC_PRIVATE) symbol versions. This way if somebody built an rpm
>> containing stuff against private interfaces, he could not install it
>> without noticing.
>> I think GLIBC_PRIV is a good idea.
> Once again, I assume I'm missing something obvious, and I'd appreciate
> it if someone would enlighten me - why are any such symbols exported?
> For pthreads/ld.so?
For other libraries that are part of glibc e.g. linuxthreads, the
dynamic linker ld.so,
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