[Expat-discuss] Re: Conflict with two expat shared libraries
karl at waclawek.net
Tue Dec 14 05:10:43 CET 2004
Karl Waclawek wrote:
> Enrico Weigelt wrote:
>> * Karl Waclawek <karl at waclawek.net> wrote:
>>> Enrico Weigelt wrote:
>>>> Probably I missed something, but if *the same* API function exist
>>>> with different behaviour (ie one time seeing char* as 8bit-string
>>>> and another time as 16bit string) is a fundamental misdesign.
>>> They are not the same API functions, as the signatures are
>>> different due to the different type of XML_Char.
>>> This overloading of names is quite common.
>> Is the linker (ld.so) able to handle this overloading properly ?
> I don't know about Linux - but there was a thread about it
> a while ago. In Windows - where I usually work - this is no problem.
I think I found the Linux discussion: Check the October 2004 archives
and look for the thread "Conflict with two expat shared libraries".
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