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On Jul 11, 2011, at 2:51 PM, Barrett, Brian W wrote:
> Hi all -
> When libevent was made its own component last fall, it appears that the
> function renames and visibility settings were lost. This is proving
> rather problematic for a project I'm trying to get running with the trunk
> which uses libev (which provides a libevent compatibility layer). It
> works fine with Open MPI 1.4 and 1.5, which rename the libevent functions
> in rename.h, but causes symbol clashes for the trunk. This seems like a
> rather glaring oversight, especially since there was a bunch of work done
> to remove the visibility flags from the libevent component.
> At one point, someone was running a symbol checker to make sure things
> like this didn't happen; has that been killed off?
> Can whomever is responsible for the new libevent please fix this?
I guess that would mostly be me - my penalty for doing the update. Can you tell me which symbols are clashing? We honestly thought we had that all worked out, but I don't know of any tool for checking it other than the basic ones.
> Brian W. Barrett
> Dept. 1423: Scalable System Software
> Sandia National Laboratories
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