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Re: Enable linknamespace testing for libdl and libcrypt
On Thu, 17 Nov 2016, Florian Weimer wrote:
> > Assuming there are no implementation-namespace exports of those functions
> > that libcrypt could use instead, that indicates whitelisting in
> > linknamespace.pl with a comment referencing a bug filed for nss-crypt
> > namespace issues.
> Well, this is only relevant if we actually had a libfreebl.a which defines the
> functions above. I don't think such a thing exists. Fedora and downstreams
> don't have it, and neither does Debian jessie.
As a cross-library namespace issue I'd expect it's just as relevant when
shared libcrypt is referencing these functions from another shared
library. That is, this configuration involves a namespace bug, which is
hard to fix so the names in question are whitelisted.
Joseph S. Myers