[Cairo] ELF shared library improvements [0/4]
cworth at east.isi.edu
Tue Jul 29 13:38:14 PDT 2003
On Jul 28, Richard Henderson wrote:
> Inspired by Carl and Keith's nice OLS talk, I'd like to help out
> by adding machinery to build better elf shared libraries.
Thank you very much for you contribution! This will be a nice
> Anyway, part the zeroth concerns a couple of common header files
> that I think would be nice to have. I can't think of what to
> name them though.
If we can come up with a reasonable name, we can add a "name_" prefix
to the macros and package a single /usr/include/name.h file as its own
Here are some lame ideas for a name, just to get the ball rolling:
sos Shared Object Solution. The answer to longtime pleas for help
from library developers.
lips Library Protection Service. lips makes a fine prefix. Though,
of course, the package name can be lipservice.
slim Shared-Library Interface Macros.
tia Total Interface Awareness. (Yes, I do have an office next door
to DARPA). I'd probably better stop now.
As far as "apt-cache search" is concerned, any of those names would be
I think I'm partial to slim myself.
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