Old Bug

Jiri Vanek jvanek at redhat.com
Fri Aug 3 07:10:32 PDT 2012

On 08/03/2012 02:13 PM, Jiri Vanek wrote:
> On 08/03/2012 12:58 PM, Mark Wielaard wrote:
>> On Fri, 2012-08-03 at 11:02 +0100, Andrew Haley wrote:
>>> This is nothing to do with debuginfo.  It's to do with exported symbols.
>>> nm -D /usr/lib64/IcedTeaPlugin.so
>>> IcedTeaPlugin.so should only export the necessary symbols.
>> This might be helpful:
>> http://www.flameeyes.eu/autotools-mythbuster/libtool/symbols.html
>> And of course lots on symbol visibility is described in:
>> http://www.akkadia.org/drepper/dsohowto.pdf
> Yy, I found the same, good learning material
> So I'm Working on this.
> J.

This is an attempt to remove unluckily exported symbols from icedtea-web plugin.
However I do not know which symbols can be hidden and which can not. So this patch is removing the 
two originally reported.

If to much symbols will have to be marked or to much should remains unmarked, then I will probably 
use blacklist/whitelist for this  de-exporting.

this should go to 1.3 as well.


2012-08-03  Jiri Vanek  <jvanek at redhat.com>

	Removing plugin's redundant exported symbols
	* plugin/icedteanp/IcedTeaNPPlugin.h: (plugin_debug_suspend) marked as
	hidden for export

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