[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: binutils-20001029-2.tar.gz
Charles S. Wilson
Fri Nov 17 20:18:00 GMT 2000
Christopher Faylor wrote:
> I've included anything that was checked into binutils up to 2000/10/29.
Ah. That would be a 'no' then. Paul's patches:
2000-11-09 Paul Sokolovsky <Paul.Sokolovsky@technologist.com>
* pe-dll.c (auto_export): pass (optional) bfd containing
symbol to allow for contextual filtering. Filter all
symbols coming from libgcc.a. Also, filter all symbols
starting with two underscores. Finally, do not re-export
symbols imported from DLLs.
However, he wrote in the message quoted above
( http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2000-11/msg00637.html ) that filtering
all symbols with two leading underscores was too much, and had to back
that portion out. He proposed replacing *that portion* with smarter
contextual filtering, but apparently has not yet done so. This
particular patch is a great idea IMO, but probably isn't quite ready for
FWIW, the patch you are referring to must be this one:
2000-10-04 Paul Sokolovsky <Paul.Sokolovsky@technologist.com>
* pe-dll.c (make_one): Do not generate code thunk for DATA
exports. (process_def_file): deduce DATA flag for
Thanks for the clarification.
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