symbol versioning of private libraries builds

simo idra at
Sun Dec 12 17:42:36 MST 2010

On Mon, 2010-12-13 at 11:21 +1100, tridge at wrote:
> Note that the current behaviour is the equivalent of what we had
> before we had symbol versioning (ie. symbols in private libraries are
> the same as symbols in public libraries), and we know that it has
> worked well. I don't want to make a change where we use separate
> symbol naming spaces without thinking about this very carefully.

Actually it hasn't.

We have bugs open where heimdal symbols conflicts with the system
library symbols for example (openchange linked by evolution that also
links to the system kerberos library).
And talloc symbols statically linked in the libwbclient library also
conflicting with the system talloc.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at>

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