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

H.J. Lu hjl.tools@gmail.com
Tue May 17 15:05:00 GMT 2011


On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 8:02 AM, Ian Lance Taylor <iant@google.com> wrote:
> "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.
>

3rd party may be a team member or the warning may be written
by the same author many years ago.


-- 
H.J.



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