ld, ld.so and -symbolic

H.J. Lu hjl@nynexst.com
Sat Jun 17 13:09:00 GMT 1995

> This may not be the right place to ask, but before I go off talking to the
> gnu people, I thought I'd start here specifically as this is an elf issue.  
> The question has to do with the -symbolic option that gcc man pages say is
> a linker option, but ld does not seem to support.  My understanding on sun
> solaris is that the -Bsymbolic option  allows me to have two, or more, shared 
> objects that can have there own global variables, that won't conflict with 
> other variables of the same name.  The question I have is, is this supported,
> can it be supported, when, how, how much?

I would like to see that is supported in ld. How hard
is it? I don't think that should be very hard. Am I

H.J. Lu
NYNEX Science and Technology, Inc.			hjl@nynexst.com

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