RFE: Install stubs et al weak?

J. Johnston jjohnstn@redhat.com
Mon May 26 20:31:00 GMT 2003

I should be able to add this feature to the __DEFUN macro in _ansi.h and start
cleaning up various functions that do not use it.

-- Jeff J.

Bill Gatliff wrote:
> Guys:
> Could the next release of newlib mark all of the stub functions as
> "weak" in the installed libraries?  That would let users override
> _write_r by simply providing their own implementation thereof.
> Yes, users can currently invoke ar and objcopy to weaken stub
> functions in libc.a.  No, they don't seem interested in doing that...
> :^)
> Thanks!
> b.g.

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