Subject: Re: namespace issues
To: J.T. Conklin <>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@LAGAVULIN.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/28/1995 01:36:33
> There still may be a little bit of work to handle assembly versions of
> the functions, but I thought I'd ask you all what you think of my plan
> so far.

sounds reasonable to me.

for those who asked what ports don't have weak references:

i think it's unreasonable to _require_ people porting NetBSD to new
architectures to get a compiler/linker setup running _first_.
i.e. usually, they'd just want to build a kernel, libc, etc.

If you _require_ weak references support, you make porting a
significantly harder task.