Need reviewer: Exceptions to mapfile rule on shared libraries

Dr Andrew John Hughes ahughes at
Tue Apr 12 22:58:34 UTC 2011

On 13:46 Tue 12 Apr     , Kelly O'Hair wrote:
> Some shared libraries do not have and will not have mapfiles, at least for now, we
> give these an exception to the mapfile check (which just issues a warning).
> 7033957: Library built without a mapfile:
> -kto

On a related note, is it wise to have these libraries using the same names as system
libraries?  libxinerama is the same as libXinerama with the exception of case.  I
believe the JDK also has a libjpeg which is identically named to the system install.
Could it not be, or some such?
Andrew :)

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