macosx extern inline problem

Hans Aberg haberg-1 at
Mon May 24 21:10:01 CEST 2010

On 24 May 2010, at 20:57, Torbjorn Granlund wrote:

>> See also for information about some  
>> Xcode
>> quality problems.
>  The Mac OS X native executable file format is Mach-O. Is that what  
> you
>  mean by a variant of the a.out format? - The latter is for UNIX like
>  kernels, and the for the Mach kernel.
> Mach-O is based in the old aout format used on BSD systems in the
> 80'ies.  This wasn't a bad format at the time, System V derived  
> systems
> used something more limited, known as COFF.

This link says it has undergone significant changes on 10.6 with  
special load and compressions that cannot be understood on earlier  


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