Is it possible to hide some symbols in linking shared library?

Ian Lance Taylor
Tue Jan 26 15:57:00 GMT 2010 writes:

> I want to realize following 2 conditions:
> C1) a shared library exports all symbols for runtime linker.
> C2) when a developer links new binary with a shared library,
>     the linker ignores some "blacklisted" symbols as if they
>     cannot be resolved.

Sounds like you want a version script.  I admit I'm not sure how to
move a shared library which does not use a version script to one that
does without retaining the same set of symbols, but at least you can
set yourself up for future fixes of this sort.


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