From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-24 07:38:09
Maxim Yegorushkin wrote:
> I upgraded today to boost-1.32.0-5.fc3.i386.rpm and my projects stoped
> linking complaining about libboost_unit_test_framework.so: undefined
> reference to `init_unit_test_suite(int, char**)'.
I think the standard approach when using packages is to report the bug to
the package maintainer. In particular, nobody but him know what version/CVS
date that package corresponds too.
> I'm not a linker expert
> but it seems like libboost_unit_test_framework library does not have a
> weak symbol init_unit_test_suite anymore. I had to rollback to
Why should unit_test_framework define such a symbol? Especially 'weak'? If
you link to libboost_unit_test_framework you are supposed to provide
init_unit_test_suite function in your application, no? Do you provide one?
For details, here's output from 'readelf -W -a <unit_test_lib.so>' where the
lib is produced with Boost.Build V2:
917: 00000000 0 NOTYPE GLOBAL DEFAULT UND
The symbol is underfined, not weak. And I get no link error for
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