PATCH: PR ld/12761: .gnu.warning.* doesn't work when building shared library

Ian Lance Taylor iant@google.com
Tue May 17 15:02:00 GMT 2011


"H.J. Lu" <hjl.tools@gmail.com> writes:

>> The difference is that the author of a shared library can call a
>> function with a warning safely from another externally visible function
>> which does not require a warning.
>>
>
> How does linker know warning is from the author of a shared library.
> A shared library may contain many 3rd party objects.

Sure, but it's hardly the common case.

Ian



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