[gccsdk] Shared library status update

John Tytgat John.Tytgat at aaug.net
Wed Jan 9 15:44:00 PST 2008

In message <4783DAD3.3010206 at sky.com>
          Lee <leenoar at sky.com> wrote:

> I believe the __som_got__ symbol is causing some problems because it is
> automatically being hidden by version scripts when it should be
> exported. This is because is starts with an underscore, which I used to
> emphasize the fact that it's a system symbol. I could rename it to
> som___got, which unfortunately brings it into the user namespace, but I
> think the use of 3 underscores in the middle should ensure that it
> doesn't clash with any user symbols.

I think it would be a benefit not to have need to have a __som_got__ (or
other similar named) symbol pointing to the start of the GOT.  Why is it
that we (RISC OS port) need it and AFAICS other platforms don't ?

John Tytgat, in his comfy chair at home                                 BASS
John.Tytgat at aaug.net                             ARM powered, RISC OS driven

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