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

Paolo Bonzini pbonzini at redhat.com
Mon Nov 16 13:26:59 UTC 2009

On 11/16/2009 02:24 PM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>> >  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

Yeah, i was asking Rich why generating a .def file rather than going 
through libtool's abstraction.


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