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Re: g++ visibility issues? (Re: devel/ogre and amd64)

At Fri, 11 Jun 2010 22:57:35 +0200,
'Joerg Sonnenberger' wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 07:55:29PM -0400, Marko SchÃtz Schmuck wrote:
> > These packages seem(ed at some time) to have similar issues:
> > sysutils/xfce4-thunar
> > devel/glib2
> > 
> > So as a first kludge I disabled usage of visibility attributes.
> This is generally a sign that symbols have inconsistent visibility
> attributes. Thunar's patch-aa is a good example for that. This doesn't
> matter on i386 because i386 allows text relocations (e.g. absolute calls
> from inside PIC). Those are bad because they require mapping the text
> segment writeable and reduce the amount of memory mapping.

Are you saying it's an upstream issue that might have gone unnoticed?

Best regards,


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