Old Bug

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Fri Aug 3 07:23:21 PDT 2012

On 08/03/2012 03:10 PM, Jiri Vanek wrote:
> 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.
> 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.

We'll have to take all of them out that aren't explicitly required,
otherwise this bug will bite us again.


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