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

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Mon Nov 16 14:46:50 UTC 2009

On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 03:40:43PM +0100, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 11/16/2009 02:40 PM, Erik van Pienbroek wrote:
> >BTW, the .def files are also used on Mac OS X environments (though I had
> >issues were libtool didn't like the 'EXPORTS' line in the .def file).
> Indeed, libtool works on all platforms if you just place 
> one-symbol-per-line in the file (and maybe not call it .def since it is 
> not a .def file).

By 'works' you mean restricts you to the lowest common denominator of
just allowing you to give a list of symbols. For Linux and Solaris
this is not useful, since we need the full ELF versioning data

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