Copy private symbols from one object to another

Tom Van Cutsem at
Mon Nov 26 10:42:44 PST 2012

2012/11/26 Brandon Benvie <brandon at>

> Or I guess to clarify, I don't understand what the distinction is between
> a private symbol and a unique symbol if unique symbols don't show up
> anywhere. So I jumped to the assumption that they did show up in gOPN based
> on what I read.

For sure, unique symbols should be query-able via reflection APIs. The only
question is: do we introduce new API for them or do we naturally extend
existing APIs (such as gOPN) to include them? I don't recall the discussion
being definitively settled one way or the other.

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