Symbol versioning

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at
Thu May 22 15:52:58 GMT 2008

Gerald (Jerry) Carter schrieb:
> Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I just checked in support for symbol versioning to v3-2-stable
>> to see how the build farm likes it.
>> For now I only added it for libtalloc, libtdb and libwbclient,
>> the aim of this is to extent the api later without breaking
>> already compiled binaries. For details have a look at
> So how does this help us on non-linxu platforms that use the
> native ld?  This doesn't seem to help with API version unless it
> is portable everywhere.

It doesn't help everywhere, but it doesn't harm where it's supported.
So far the build-farm looks ok.


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