[haiku-commits] Re: r39422 - haiku/branches/developer/bonefish/weak-symbols/build/jam

On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 7:20 PM, Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx> wrote:
> Well, symbol preemption is a bitch. Or actually it's a nice feature, but
> enabling it after never having considered it is just bound to turn up
> clashes. I already fixed a few instances, and a quick look at the now
> crashing Icon-O-Matic seems to indicate another one. The WebPositive issue
> most likely has the same root cause. I'll try and track it down tomorrow.
>

One thing I'm not clear on: why does symbol preemption kick in at all
in these cases? I thought you explicitly had to declare a symbol as
weak with __attribute__ ((weak)) in order to allow it to be
preemptible at all?

Regards,

Rene

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