Subject: Re: SymCache performance
To: Charles Hannum <>
From: Bang Jun-Young <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 09/08/2002 00:53:30
On Fri, Sep 06, 2002 at 01:13:39PM +0000, Charles Hannum wrote:
>   Probably the SymCache can be elided in some cases -- certainly it
>   makes no sense to use it for ld.elf_so itself, because there are no
>   external references.  However, I'm not sure offhand what the right
>   heuristic is (checking DT_SYMBOLIC doesn't seem likely, because
>   other things using DT_SYMBOLIC *do* have external references).

Is it possible for a shared object to have external references without
having DT_NEEDED in the dynamic segment?


Bang Jun-Young <>