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Re: AIX compile problem (Re: 3.1.6-bart-7)

Bart Schaefer wrote:

> On Oct 18,  4:42pm, Oliver Kiddle wrote:
> } I needed the following patch in order to successfully compile on AIX
> } 3.2.5. I'm not totally sure that this is the correct fix but the
> } .export files don't seem to be auto-generated anywhere

First of all: my fault, sorry, I constantly forget about those files.

> No, the .export files are an undocumented bit of module-ness:  If a
> module defines any C symbols (except those for normal autoloading) that
> other modules might need to see, those have to be listed in the .export
> for a certain class of dynamic loading schemes; that file is passed to
> the $(DLLINK) program when building the shared object.
> If anyone remembers the exact details, please add something about it to
> Etc/zsh-development-guide.  Perhaps it *could* be auto-generated using
> a variant of the makepro.awk script?

Yes, please. Has anyone tried what happens if we just stuff all
symbols we collect in the `*.pro' files there? (And what are those
files needed for anyway?)


Sven Wischnowsky                         wischnow@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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