[csw-maintainers] Symbol versioning for openssl ?

Joerg Schilling Joerg.Schilling at fokus.fraunhofer.de
Mon Jul 23 14:02:33 CEST 2012

Yann Rouillard <yann at pleiades.fr.eu.org> wrote:

> > Given the fact that the same mapfiles work on Solaris and Linux, I am not
> > convinced that Linux is different.
> >
> Yes, its works at the symbol level but:
>   - the linker doesn't seem to use that information when it links a given
> symbol, it only uses it to check wether or not it can load a library,
>   - it is not registered at the symbol level in the solaris elf file (that
> could perfectly work without it, but it seems that the version is stored
> for each symbol in Linux elf files).
> But I may have done something wrong, you could have a look at my previous
> email to see the tests I made (I showed the output of pvs to check if the
> symbol versioning information was there) and I just commited my
> modifications so you can have a look on svn:
>  - the mapfiles are here:
> http://gar.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/gar/csw/mgar/pkg/openssl1/trunk/files/map.openssl.engines
>  ,
> http://gar.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/gar/csw/mgar/pkg/openssl1/trunk/files/map.openssl.libssl
>  and
> http://gar.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/gar/csw/mgar/pkg/openssl1/trunk/files/map.openssl.libcrypto

You may like to look at the map file from libschily:


You did not use nested definitions.


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