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IV73031: LINKER DOES NOT RESOLVE MULTIPLE WEAK SYMBOLS PROPERLY. APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • If there are initialized and uninitialized weak symbol
    definitions, the linker picks the first definition instead of
    the first initialized definition.  In addition, the -bautoexp
    flag does not work properly with weak symbols.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • If there are initialized and uninitialized weak symbol
    definitions, the linker picks the first definition instead of
    the first initialized definition.  In addition, the -bautoexp
    flag does not work properly with weak symbols.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Linker treats multiple weak symbols identically to multiple
    non-weak symbols.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV71827
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV67454
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV71792
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV71635
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV73031
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV73031

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2015-05-06

  • Closed date

    2015-05-06

  • Last modified date

    2015-09-30

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IV67382

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U867637

       UP15/05/19 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV73031

Modified date: 30 September 2015