[gnutls-devel] Automatic library initialization
nmav at gnutls.org
Tue Nov 17 07:32:39 CET 2015
On Mon, 2015-11-16 at 23:50 +0200, Andrew W. Nosenko wrote:
> I understood the intention. Just a solution is fragile, if my
> assumption is correct.
> Assumption: library can inadvertently or intentionally define "hard"
> symbol. It will overplay the weak symbol in GnuTLS. It affects the
> whole process, not the only library, which set that symbol. So, we
> have library, which functioning as intended (or not, it depends), and
> all other pieces of process, which are damaged.
I understand, but the alternative would be not allowing a quick
initialization to applications like wget. Is there anything we can do
to prevent that symbol from being included in shared libraries?
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