Re: [PATCH 4/9] UML - Export gcov symbol based on gcc version

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Thu Mar 10 2005 - 18:31:45 EST

On Thu, 10 Mar 2005, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> This patch is still wrong.

Can't we just fix it by havign an alias for both names? It seems stupid to
jump through hoops and worry about compiler versions, when afaik we could
just do something like

extern xxxx(...) __attribute__((alias("yyyy")));

instead. Exact details left to the reader who knows more about all the
magic gcc/linker things..

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