Ulrich Drepper drepper at
Thu Apr 7 10:46:39 UTC 2011

On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 04:40, Mark Wielaard <mjw at> wrote:
> Does anybody know the story behind STB_GNU_UNIQUE showing up in
> ELFOSABI_NONE files? Since in eblsymbolbindingname we check the EI_OSABI
> for ELFOSABI_LINUX these show up as LOOS+0 instead of UNIQUE. My
> impression is that the check for ELFOSABI_LINUX is correct, but doesn't
> correspond to current practice for some reason. Anybody know the reason?

If STB_GNU_UNIQUE is used but ELFOSABI_LINUX is not set this is a tool
bug somewhere (assembler or linker).

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