Subject: Re: "indirect reference stubs, to be removed soon"
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: None <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/24/2002 15:35:33
> > 	i found the following in lib/libc/Makefile.  what is the status,
> > 	and how should we clean these up?  iirc openbsd cleaned them up
> > 	recently.
>They should be cleaned up soon ... The reason they exist is because,
>at the time, not everything supported weak symbols.  Now that we're
>all ELF[*], we all support weak symbols, so the indirect stuff can go.

	hmm, i see.  there are some other examples under lib/libc/net.