On Tue, Jan 08, 2002 at 05:51:22PM +1100, Justin Mason came forth with:
>> Colm MacC rthaigh said:
>> > you sure it's gcc ? symbol name problems when linking to libraries
> > seems very unlikely. It would cause a _lot_ of problems, and the ELF
> > library format is very well standardised. ld would break horifically.
> > Unless the libraries are stripped .a's or something ?
>> The situation is C++-only -- there's no std way to mangle C++ symbols into
> a C symbol table. g++ changed its mangling format for 3.x :( So if you
> have a shared library (like kdelibs!) with C++ symbols, built with g++
> from gcc 2.9x.x, there's a good chance it won't link if you try to link it
> with g++ from gcc 3.x.
>not just not linking.. I was going mad trying to run a QT app compiled on RH7.1
(or Debian Sid) on RH7.2... crashing in the QList constructor... eventually
compiled it on 7.2, and all was happy..
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