path: root/src/thread/__syscall_cp.c
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2019-04-10remove external __syscall function and last remaining usersRich Felker-1/+1
the weak version of __syscall_cp_c was using a tail call to __syscall to avoid duplicating the 6-argument syscall code inline in small static-linked programs, but now that __syscall no longer exists, the inline expansion is no longer duplication. the syscall.h machinery suppported up to 7 syscall arguments, only via an external __syscall function, but we presently have no syscall call points that actually make use of that many, and the kernel only defines 7-argument calling conventions for arm, powerpc (32-bit), and sh. if it turns out we need them in the future, they can easily be added.
2018-09-12reduce spurious inclusion of libc.hRich Felker-1/+0
libc.h was intended to be a header for access to global libc state and related interfaces, but ended up included all over the place because it was the way to get the weak_alias macro. most of the inclusions removed here are places where weak_alias was needed. a few were recently introduced for hidden. some go all the way back to when libc.h defined CANCELPT_BEGIN and _END, and all (wrongly implemented) cancellation points had to include it. remaining spurious users are mostly callers of the LOCK/UNLOCK macros and files that use the LFS64 macro to define the awful *64 aliases. in a few places, new inclusion of libc.h is added because several internal headers no longer implicitly include libc.h. declarations for __lockfile and __unlockfile are moved from libc.h to stdio_impl.h so that the latter does not need libc.h. putting them in libc.h made no sense at all, since the macros in stdio_impl.h are needed to use them correctly anyway.
2018-09-05define and use internal macros for hidden visibility, weak refsRich Felker-2/+2
this cleans up what had become widespread direct inline use of "GNU C" style attributes directly in the source, and lowers the barrier to increased use of hidden visibility, which will be useful to recovering some of the efficiency lost when the protected visibility hack was dropped in commit dc2f368e565c37728b0d620380b849c3a1ddd78f, especially on archs where the PLT ABI is costly.
2015-11-11eliminate use of SHARED macro to suppress visibility attributesRich Felker-2/+0
this is the first and simplest stage of removal of the SHARED macro, which will eventually allow libc.a and to be produced from the same object files. the original motivation for these #ifdefs which are now being removed was to allow building a static-only libc using a compiler that does not support visibility. however, SHARED was the wrong condition to test for this anyway; various assembly-language sources refer to hidden symbols and declare them with the .hidden directive, making it wrong to define the referenced symbols as non-hidden. if there is a need in the future to build libc using compilers that lack visibility, support could be moved to the build system or perhaps the __PIC__ macro could be checked instead of SHARED.
2015-04-14fix inconsistent visibility for internal syscall symbolsRich Felker-0/+5
2014-07-06rework cancellation weak alias logic not to depend on archive orderRich Felker-0/+18
if the order of object files in the static archive libc.a was not respected by the linker, the old logic could wrongly cause POSIX symbols outside of the ISO C namespace to be pulled into pure C programs. this should not happen with well-behaved linkers, but relying on the link order was a bad idea anyway. files are renamed to better reflect their contents now that they don't need names to control their order as members in the archive file.