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Re: Problem with _init and _fini functions

Please use extern C  while U declare that function ...
for further ... RTFM.


Saravanan Subbiah wrote:

> Hi,
> I am trying to create a shared library in Linux. I want my
> shared library to do some initialization on loading and some
> cleanup on unloading.
> I used _init and _fini functions to do the intializations. But
> since I am using C++, (g++) it is mangling the function names
> to _init__Fv and _fini__FV in the .o files
> As a result these functions are not called when the shared library
> is loaded and unloaded.
> How can I avoid this name mangling from happening ?? If it is
> a c file, then everything is working fine. i.e. no name mangling
> is happening. My shared library is written in C++. :-((
> Thanks in advance,
> regards,
> Saravanan S.
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