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Re: FYI: IRIX 6.5 and exporting symbols.

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: FYI: IRIX 6.5 and exporting symbols.
Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2005 08:18:48 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.6+20040907i

Hi Peter,

* Peter Ekberg wrote on Thu, Mar 17, 2005 at 04:27:28PM CET:
> Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> > This is not ok:  $ECHO may only take one argument, so you must
> > double-quote.  Furthermore, the argument may not start with a hyphen
> > in general, for it might be misinterpreted as option to the $ECHO
> > command. The solution is to use the slower
> >   $ECHO "X$what $ever" | $Xsed

> > I see this bug is in several places here.  :-/
> That bug is all over the file, just search for set_version and
> you'll get hits, only one false positive. Methinks this should be
> fixed in a separate commit. Anyway, here's a revised patch that
> fixes them in this area. Then you can select whichever approach
> suits you best.

You have a valid point there.  I have applied your former patch (without
the $ECHO fix) to HEAD and branch-2-0.  My next TODO update will have
the $ECHO audit on the list.  A branch-1-5 backport needs a backport of
Michael's patch first.

> 2005-03-17  Peter Ekberg  <address@hidden>
>       * m4/libtool.m4 (_LT_LINKER_SHLIBS): Test if it is
>       possible to use the -exports_file linker option on
>       irix with gcc, as the gcc specs file may include
>       a -hidden_symbol option that is clashing with the
>       -exports_file option.
>       See this gcc bugzilla entry for further details:

> I guess that satisfies your request in the other message
> regarding THANKS/ChangeLog.

Yes, thank you.


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