Prepending underscores to symbol names in dlsym() (commit 20613)

Daniel Jacobowitz drow at
Tue Jan 8 17:04:37 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jan 08, 2008 at 11:54:29AM -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> the Blackfin reason was backwards compatibility with existing propriety 
> toolchains (and we didnt have input for those toolchains at their time of 
> creation).  at this point, we've screwed ourselves into an ABI corner, so 
> there probably wont be a way to get ourselves out.  unless another Blackfin 
> comes along that is not opcode compatible ... and we feel like shouldering 
> the development burden.

That's what I meant by "habit" :-)

Daniel Jacobowitz

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