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Re: Problem resolving symbol in object indirectly included by another object.
- From: Wayne Johnson <wdtj at yahoo dot com>
- To: "H. J. Lu" <hjl at lucon dot org>
- Cc: binutils at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2004 13:29:49 -0800 (PST)
- Subject: Re: Problem resolving symbol in object indirectly included by another object.
Grrrr. It was the order. And I tried that too. Must have moved it up
instead of down the list. Too many *#%&! libraries... Maybe I'll try
the -( -) stuff.
Thanks, and never mind.
--- "H. J. Lu" <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 12:38:31PM -0800, Wayne Johnson wrote:
> > I'm not sure if this is a fault or feature. It does appear to
> > different than other platforms we're using...
> > We have a shared object (call it A) that is linked with code in a
> > archive (call this B). There are function calls in B that refer to
> > functions in libxml2.a (another static library). There are no calls
> > libxml2 directly from our code in the objects included in our shared
> > object (A).
> > When I attempt to load the shared object, I get an error that a
> > (xmlFree) that should have been resolved by including the libxml2
> > in the link of the shared object is undefined. Using ldd and
> > this is confirmed.
> > I linked with a map of the shared object, it shows that libxml2.a is
> > loaded but there is no indication that the symbol(s) were resolved.
> > errors either.
> > If we put an unused libxml2 call in these objects, everything works
> > Shouldn't a function call to a static archive that contains a
> > call to another static archive work?
> > I've tried this in binutils-2.9.5 (RH6.2) and binutils-2.11.93
> > Any ideas? Is this a bug? Feature? Cockpit error? Thanks.
> It works for me. You didn't provide a testcase. I can only guess that
> you used "-lxml2 -lB". You should use "-lB -lxml2".
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