Crashes with libQtUiTools.a if linked multiple times into the same process (with Bsymbolic-functions flag)

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Mon May 13 17:06:59 BST 2013

On segunda-feira, 13 de maio de 2013 17.41.58, Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:
> Interesting problem still: so any public symbol from a static lib can 
> potentially appear multiple times in a process, if coming with different 
> libs/modules, and then the first instance of that symbol shadows all other 
> instances, possibly even of incompatible versions? Evil trap...

This is the same old problem of conflicting symbols. It's nothing new.

In fact, it still exists *because* it's missing the latest innovation, from 
2005: hidden symbols.

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