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From Paul Sutton <>
Subject Re: Shared modules -- missing util_script
Date Mon, 09 Feb 1998 12:37:26 GMT
On Sat, 7 Feb 1998, Martin Kraemer wrote:
> I _think_ on my SVR4 systems here I'm going to have the same problem.
> The linker has no -rdynamic switch, and there's no way to force it
> to "export" global symbols for which there seems no need to export them

-rdynamic is probably specific to gcc's ld. Other vendors will use
different options -- presumably you checked your manpages? 

> *   CREATE A DUMMY SHARED LIBRARY which consists only of a dummy function
>     or dummy structure which references all the the server symbols found
>     in the first step
> *   link the server against this library (so that the linker knows
>     that all these symbols are part of the interface and must not be
>     stripped). The disadvantage is that this requires
> to be available when http is started.

Does this actually work? If so, I guess it's okay. It should be an option
that Configure sets so we don't do this for other platforms. 


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