Bug#472252: xserver-xorg-video-ati: New AtomBIOS symbol names conflict with radeonhd driver

Michel Dänzer daenzer at debian.org
Mon Mar 24 02:06:21 PDT 2008

On Sun, 2008-03-23 at 12:10 +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 10:44:25 +0100, Brice Goglin wrote:
> > * symbols conflicts, probably won't ever be fixed.
> uh?  I don't think that should be the case.  It shouldn't be too hard to
> mark internal symbols for each driver with _X_INTERNAL so they aren't
> exported, or build with -Bsymbolic or similar.

Indeed, building with -Bsymbolic could be a good start at least. Each
driver's internal symbols such as these really shouldn't have any impact
on other parts of the server.

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