[libvirt] Fedora MinGW - need for *.def files
Daniel P. Berrange
berrange at redhat.com
Mon Nov 16 11:34:51 UTC 2009
On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 11:23:15AM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> [This is just a FYI ...]
> Upstream binutils or gcc changed the default way that symbols are
> exported for cross-compiled (Fedora MinGW) DLLs. Previously all
> symbols were exported. Now they are only exported if they are
> explicitly listed in a *.def file.
> There are two ways that libvirt could be changed to do the right
> thing here.
> Or create a *.def file. It looks like:
> LIBRARY libvirt.dll
> DESCRIPTION "libvirt foo blah"
> <<list of symbol names, one per line>>
> The LIBRARY and DESCRIPTION lines are optional.
This method sounds appealing to me - we could likely auto-generate
this file from the master src/libvirt_public.syms file we already
have for Linux/Solaris
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