[PATCH 64bit] Fix speclib for x86_64

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Sun Feb 17 17:10:00 GMT 2013

On Feb 17 11:52, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 02:41:41PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Feb 17 04:46, Yaakov wrote:
> >
> >> 2013-02-16  Yaakov Selkowitz  <yselkowitz@...>
> >> 
> >> 	* Makefile.in (libcygwin.a): Move --target flag from here...
> >> 	(toolopts): to here, to be used by both mkimport and speclib.
> >> 	* speclib: Omit leading underscore in symbol names on x86_64.
> >
> >The Makefile patch is fine, but for the speclib change I wonder why
> >we should omit the leading underscore.  If you remove the underscore,
> >you're polluting the application namespace.  Is there really a good
> >reason to do that?  Did I miss something?
> Doesn't the x86_64 target forego leading underscores on normal variable
> names?

My dictionary returns ambiguous results for the word "forego",
so I answer that generically:

On x86_64 there's no underscore prepended to symbols.


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