Subject: Re: .init and .fine and wine
To: David Laight <>
From: Nick Hudson <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/25/2002 08:21:06
On Sunday 24 February 2002 9:51 pm, David Laight wrote:
> > Working support for .init/.fini sections will be in 1.5.3, fwiw.
> Are these the sections for shared libraries?

Both ELF shared libraries and executables.

> I think some problems I had with wine (and netbsd current) could be
> attributed to the failure to execute the initialisation code of
> a shared library - I think that went into a .init section.

Round about the time I noticed that .init/.fini section handling was 
wrong Bang found the same problem while working on wine. I understood 
that wine now worked.