[Vm-dev] FT2Plugin stops working with latest version

Esteban Lorenzano estebanlm at gmail.com
Tue Oct 4 15:10:53 UTC 2011

yes... by default the compilation flag "visibility" in mac is set to "hidden". Easiest way to allow OSProcessPlugin to be built as external is to change that... but I still don't know if that is the correct way to do it ;)


El 04/10/2011, a las 11:57a.m., David T. Lewis escribió:

> On Tue, Oct 04, 2011 at 03:48:18PM +0200, Igor Stasenko wrote:
>> On 4 October 2011 14:17, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Oct 03, 2011 at 11:54:58AM -0300, Esteban Lorenzano wrote:
>>>> 2) externalize OSProcess (yes... I don?t like to have it as an internal plugin)
>>> I think there was an issue on some of the Mac platforms that required
>>> a compiler flag to force the compiler to make global variables visible
>>> (for the environment vector, etc). Is that the problem here? I do not
>>> have a Mac, but I'll try to help figure this out if I can.
>> If i remember correctly, a Cocoa VM using different entry point for
>> main() function.
>> or have some other differencies, so you cannot just pass argc, argv
>> around, but you have to prepare them.
>> If you remember, i proposed to make an API for exposing these
>> variables, so then not only OSProcess could access them
>> but any other plugin, without need of hackish linking flags, which
>> lead to confusion and too compiler/linker specific.
> I do not recall for sure, but is there a hackish linking flag for this
> that works on Cocoa?
> Dave

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