[libvirt] version script and non-existent symbols

John Levon levon at movementarian.org
Mon Dec 15 20:50:33 UTC 2008

On Sat, Dec 13, 2008 at 06:19:52PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:

> > I think the solution to the latter is to provide stubs that return
> > failure codes for every symbol that can be ./configured out. So we'd
> > introduce a stubs.c file that has these for everything, and compile each
> > of the stubs if the relevant WITH_ option isn't set.
> I think I'd be more inclined to split up the libvirt_sym.version.in
> file into pieces, one providing all the public API symbols, which
> would never change. Then for all the private symbols have them in
> a file matching the source file, eg for domain_conf.h, have a file
> domain_conf.sym.  Finally have a rule to merge all the .sym files
> using the same #ifdef as we use to turn on/off various files

It's actually not clear to me why some of these are even in the version
script. For example, why is brSetEnableSTP() there?


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