RFC: Add STB_GNU_SECONDARY

H.J. Lu hjl.tools@gmail.com
Fri Apr 20 22:49:00 GMT 2012


On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 3:10 PM, Cary Coutant <ccoutant@google.com> wrote:
>> We only have very few bits to in STB_XXX field.
>
> This is exactly why I'm not in favor of this extension. The feature
> doesn't seem compelling enough to use up one of these precious
> reserved values (in fact, you're using the next-to-last one that's
> reserved for OS use).
>
> You want a backup definition? Put a weak def at the end of the link line.
>

It doesn't work for us since the backup definition is
always used even if there is a normal definition in
a shared library or an archive.


-- 
H.J.



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