Subject: Re: RENAME hack and shlib major
To: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <>
From: Klaus Klein <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/21/2000 00:54:37
Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <> writes:

> 	i noticed the following comment in lib/libc/shlib_version:
> ># - libc/gen/assert.c: __{diag,}assert13() -> __{diag,}assert()
> 	actually, i believe we can nuke all __RENAME(), covered by libc,
> 	when we increase shlib major (and then we will populate new __RENAME()
> 	whenever we make incompatible change without shlib major upgrade).
> 	am I correct?

While this is true I think I should point out that the functions in
the comment you happen to quote above don't undergo any renaming.