Subject: Weak symbols, ELF
To: None <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 08/17/1999 13:01:21
The lack of weak symbols in libc is screwing me over while trying to
build some third party software.  AFAICT, there is no reason for this
to be disabled; weak symbols appear to work correctly in both static
and shared libraries.

Can anyone explain why __DO_NOT_DO_WEAK__ was added in the first