On Wed, May 24, 2000 at 02:09:24PM +1000, Bruce Evans wrote:
> > Previously it breaks system's /bin/sh so sh's trace() was wrongly renamed to 
> > sh_trace() instead of fixing ncurses.
> FYI, it may also break ftp, but the problem is only visible when ftp is linked
> static, due to the problem with dynamic linkage in ld:
>     /usr/src/usr.bin/ftp/cmds.c:906: warning: initialization makes integer from 
>pointer without a cast
>     /usr/libexec/elf/ld: Warning: size of symbol `trace' changed from 4 to 5 in 
>     /usr/libexec/elf/ld: Warning: type of symbol `trace' changed from 1 to 
2 in lib_trace.o

Yes, this bug is very dangerous and many places are affected so I fix 
it immediately.

The fact our ld can't detect multiply definitions when linking shared is 
another issue - I recently send this to -current, but still got no reaction.

Andrey A. Chernov

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