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Re: [PATCH 3/5] remove deleted BFDs from the archive cache
>>>>> "HJ" == H J Lu <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
HJ> The original codes were written in such a way to properly handle
HJ> archive operation.
I don't agree. The original codes were inconsistent in what they did,
presumably because BFD gave no guidance as to what was correct.
HJ> The only missing part was to properly handle the member cache
BFD also leaked the archive member hash tables.
HJ> I think we should open a new bug to track the original problem with
HJ> a testcase and to see if there is a less intrusive way to fix it
HJ> instead making major changes to archive handling codes.
If you mean reverting the patches, I don't agree with it, but that is up