On Thu 20 Sep 2012 13:59:52 Andrey Rahmatullin escribió:
> On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 05:34:36PM +0200, Mathieu Malaterre wrote:
> > So I finally managed to get my C++ symbols file generated. However
> > before shooting myself in the foot, I'd like to know if I need to
> > generate the symbol file using -fvisibility=hidden or not ?
> Theoretically, it is much better to export only those symbols you (as the
> upstream) actually intend to. Benefits vary from shortening the exports
> table to clearly defining the ABI. But if you do that incorrectly,
> problems may arise, so it may be better to not do that, especially if you
> are not the upstream.
On the other side, in the pkg-kde team we do use fvisibility=hidden.
Yes, upstream may have an error. But normally in those cases means missing
symbols and stuff that depend on your lib will FTBFS, so it's quite easy to
Adding a symbol later is much easier than removing one (which normally means a
P.S.: I am not *very* knowledgeable about this, so if anyone feels that I0m
missing something do not heasitate in fixing it
Kinds regards, Lisandro.
"Los pibes no piden que levantemos un muro para que tengan un límite,
sino que los ayudemos a crecer en libertad."
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Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer