[libvirt] Fedora MinGW - need for *.def files

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Mon Nov 16 13:24:46 UTC 2009

On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 02:20:23PM +0100, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 11/16/2009 12:34 PM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> >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
> So this:
> `-export-symbols SYMFILE'
>      Tells the linker to export only the symbols listed in SYMFILE.
>      The symbol file should end in `.sym' and must contain the name of
>      one symbol per line.  This option has no effect on some platforms.
>      By default all symbols are exported.
> does not work for MinGW?

That';s what we use on Linux, but the script we provide is an ELF symbol
version script, and since MinGW does not use ELF I doubt its going to
work directly

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