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

From: Blaisorblade
Date: Fri Mar 11 2005 - 12:29:23 EST

On Friday 11 March 2005 00:21, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> 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?
No, because the patch is wrong. It should export both symbols in the second
> 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..
> Linus

Paolo Giarrusso, aka Blaisorblade
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