[libvirt] PATCH: 2/12: Make use of versioned linker scripts

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Fri Nov 14 12:44:27 UTC 2008

On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 10:37:51AM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 05:21:23PM +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > This patch changes the way we use linker scripts to have fully versioned
> > symbols, and a versioned private section for symbols needed by libvirtd
> > and virsh.
> If you look at the version script  below, you'll see that I've added
> an explicit version section for each version in which we introduced
> a symbol. Some people at Red Hat have suggested to me offlist that
> this is overkil, and we could just have one section named 0.5.0
> for all our existing symbols, and then just add new sections for 
> each subsequent release. 
> I kind of like the idea of representing all the releases in which
> we added symbols, but functionally it doesn't matter which style
> we pick for our existing symbols. Anyone else have an opinion ?

  keeping the log may also help maintaining
so I'm in favor of the full list


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