Who is using "-Bsymbolic-functions" for their packages?
yofel at gmx.net
Tue May 28 08:25:41 UTC 2013
On Tuesday 28 May 2013 01:40:54 Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 23. Mai 2013, 19:55:43 schrieb Kevin Kofler:
> > Hi,
> > On Thursday 23 May 2013 at 17:51:02, Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:
> > > in a discussion about a crash fix patch the opinion was uttered that the
> > > linker flag "-Bsymbolic-functions" should not be used, because it might
> > > change the symbol-lookup behaviour in a way that developers do not
> > > expect.
> > > See https://git.reviewboard.kde.org/r/110563/ ("Crash fix: hide symbols
> > > from static lib QtUitools.a (generically by new macro
> > > KDE4_HIDE_SYMBOLS_FROM_STATIC_LIBS)")
> No other packagers are using -Bsymbolic-functions?
It's enabled by default on Ubuntu as well. (Also for several years now)
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