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| I am trying to build a dynamic library to replace both a static library
| which supports legacy code, and a collection of the same routines which
| has been recompiled with _REENTRANT defined to support some new code.
| My problem is that the legacy code would need to use the non-reentrant
| version of the routines, and the new code needs the reentrant versions.
| How can I include both versions in the library, and assure that the
| correct version is used in each case?
Why does the legacy code need the non-reentrant version? Have the
API or functional semantics changed? Ordinarily, reentrant code
should work in cases where non-reentrant would, unless the caller
has become dependent on non-reentrant effects.
Basically, you'll need to make 2 different libraries. Just set up
two Makefiles, one to build the reentrant library, and one to build
the non-reenentrant library. If you can do it with common source,
that's fine. Define a symbol for the C code to test if the code
needs to be different. Be sure you don't get .o files mixed up.
One way to do that is to do actual builds into separate copied
directory trees from the pristine (uncompiled and clean) sources.
When compiling the application code, then just link them to the
appropriate library by the variant names.
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Has anyone had a similar Problem:
We are running XFree86 Version 3.1.2 on Linux version 2.0.0
(gcc version 2.7.0). /dev/mouse is linked to /dev/psaux, using a
Gigabyte-Pentium-Board, P133, with a builtin PS/2 Mouseport (IRQ 12),
Protocol in /etc/XF86Config is 'PS/2', other Protocols were nor working
X starts up ok, switching to the Console works once, but trying to
switch back to X locks the Keyboard. We had gpm running, but kicked it
out, without resolving the problem. Linux itself is still alive, as
killing X over the network gives the keyboard back.
Windows95 running on the same System seems to have no Problems mith the
The mouse is a Logitech 3-Button. A serial mouse works fine (after
reconfiguring /dev/mouse and /etc/XF86Config, of course ..)
Any suggestions (besides buying a serial mouse - it is nice to have two
fast serial Ports !)