Subject: Re: Trying to build Mozilla package
To: Markus Baeurle <>
From: Simon J. Gerraty <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/10/1998 22:07:05
>It gets quite far, but in mozilla/xpcom/tests/dynamic, two symbols cannot be
>found from RegFactory.o. They are _hex__FR3ios and _dec__FR3ios.
>The strange thing is, they are not variables or functions in RegFactory.cpp

Keeping in mind that it is C++, feed those names into demangle and you get:

$ demangle
hex(ios &)
dec(ios &)

Now you can see what to look for.

BTW demangle.c is part of gcc, years ago I wrote a main() for it so that 
collect2 could issue meaningful errors.  If interested grab