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Date: 2004-04-24 (16:53)
From: John Carr <jfc@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ocamlopt -pack portability

> > I consider
> > binutils to be too large a package to justify installing for such a
> > minor feature so I wrote a C program to do the symbol renaming.  (Send
> > me email if you want it.  It uses libelf and I have only tested it on
> > Solaris.  You also need a minor change to Asmpackager.extract_symbols
> > to work with Solaris nm.)
> Why a C-Program and not an Ocaml-program?

Solaris has a C library to manipulate ELF files and I knew how to use
it.  Writing a similar program in ocaml would have taken more time.

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