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

From: Jeff Dike
Date: Fri Mar 11 2005 - 11:18:58 EST

torvalds@xxxxxxxx said:
> 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..

OK, this exceeds my current linker-fu, but I'll take a look and get a better
fix for this.


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