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Oracle® Solaris 11.4 Linkers and Libraries Guide

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Updated: February 2021

Solaris 10 8/07 Release

  • Greater flexibility in executing an alternative link-editor is provided with the link-editor –z altexec64 option, and the LD_ALTEXEC environment variable.

  • Symbol definitions that are generated using mapfiles can now be associated to ELF sections. See SYMBOL_SCOPE and SYMBOL_VERSION Directives.

  • The link-editor and runtime linker provide for the creation of static TLS within shared objects. In addition, a backup TLS reservation is established to provide for limited use of static TLS within post-startup shared objects. See Program Startup.