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From Pepijn Noltes <pepijnnol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Symbol visibility
Date Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:49:28 GMT

On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 9:25 AM, Alexander Broekhuis
<a.broekhuis@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> In the past I have done some work for symbol visibility, this has never
> been enabled properly (or has been disabled for some reason). I'd like to
> enable this now in the build.
> I did some local testing, and I don't see any problems with it. Besides
> setting visibility in the framework and the utils, something has to be
> setup for use in private/exported/imported libraries as well. I can add
> something for this.
> What is a problem however, is the fw_log function which is now used in some
> bundles as well. The fw_log function is specifically for the framework
> itself, and not for others, so it should not be exported.
> In places where logging is needed, the log_service should be used. Bjoern
> already proposed to write some helper code to easily get a logger and use
> it. I'd like to see this as well.
> Besides the fw_log I assume several other (framework private) functions are
> now exported as well, this will need to be addressed later on as well.
> What do you all think?


Sounds like a good idea, I assume that if a compiler/linker does not
support this you can easily turn if off ?


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