First draft published May 14, 1998.
Second draft published May 3, 1999.
Third draft published May 12, 1999.
A new symbol type,
has been added.
Added language restricting the types of objects that may contain
symbols with the section index
Dynamic section entries
been moved to level 2. New
have been added as replacements.
New rules for interpreting
dynamic section tag encodings have been added.
The OS and processor specific ranges for
have been removed.
The language motivating the use of
has been changed.
Fourth draft published July 6, 1999.
Fifth draft published July 21, 1999.
Sixth draft published September 14, 1999.
Changed the numbering of some new
section types previously added to account
for type numbers already in use in particular vendor implementations.
Increased the number of
section flag bits available in the OS specific range.
Seventh draft published October 4, 1999.
Eighth draft published March 30, 2000.
Added the concept of section
Removed the macros for
Ninth draft published March 30, 2000.
clarifying the semantics of symbols marked as
clarifying the contents of the initialization and termination arrays.
Tenth draft published 22 June 2000.
Added a sentence
spelling out the behavior when resolving a symbol to a
STV_PROTECTED definition from a shared object.
Added support for more than 65,000 sections in the
and in symbol tables.
Eleventh draft published 24 April 2001.
Twelfth draft published 26 March 2007.
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