Fwd: Re: [putty]Winelib support + patch

Alexandre Julliard julliard at winehq.com
Mon Dec 2 13:03:46 CST 2002

Francois Gouget <fgouget at free.fr> writes:

> I am not sure but I suspect the compiler generates indirect accesses for
> these. I'm not sure what gcc does for variables exported from another
> library. It seems like it has to be doing something similar. So if we
> could get access to that indirection we may be able to make things work.

Yes, it would be possible to resolve imports directly through the ELF
tables and avoid our own separate import mechanism; basically this
would be a PE-aware ld.so. It's quite a bit of work though, and
portability is an issue. In any case it's for after 1.0 IMO.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at winehq.com

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