Subject: Re: sun-lamp CVS commits
To: None <>
From: Paul Kranenburg <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/13/1994 09:59:57
> 	1. NetBSD needs real weak references.  This can be accomplished 
> 	   by merging the current gas/ld a.out weak reference support
> 	   into NetBSD, or by merging NetBSD's shared library support
> 	   into gas/ld.  Both strategies have their own advantages
> 	   and disadvantages.  I'll address them in a future message
> 	   because I don't want to cloud the immediate issues.

The framework for implementing weak symbols (in the current a.out format)
is there. The thing is that gas would not handle the assembler code generated
from `#pragma weak foo=_foo' really well. Maybe newer gas versions contain