libc_hidden & weak_alias mechanism in vfork/clone/..

Carlos O'Donell
Thu May 31 03:40:00 GMT 2018

On 05/30/2018 07:30 PM, Waldemar Brodkorb wrote:
> Hello glibc hackers,
> I would like to understand why GNU C Library is using a lot of weak
> aliases for C library functions like vfork or clone.
> What is the reason for it?
> Or in this case the assembly function name is __libc_vfork and
> __vfork and vfork is somehow involved.

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