This option causes the linker to:
Create a symbol reference to the specified symbol name.
Issue an implicit
--keep(to prevent any sections brought in to define that symbol from being removed.
Add an implicit
EXPORTto push the specified symbol into the dynamic symbol table.
Be aware of the following when using this option:
It does not change the visibility of a symbol unless you specify the
A warning is issued if the visibility of the specified symbol is not high enough.
A warning is issued if the visibility of the specified symbol is overridden because you also specified the
Hidden symbols are not exported unless you specify the