Available for testing: gcc-3.3.1-1 and gcc-mingw-20030911-1

Rolf Campbell Endlisnis@mailc.net
Sat Sep 13 23:07:00 GMT 2003

Danny Smith wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 13, 2003 at 12:43:38PM -0400, Rolf Campbell wrote:
>>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>On Sat, Sep 13, 2003 at 12:20:39PM -0400, Rolf Campbell wrote:
>>>>Is this new gcc supposed to be ABI compatible with 3.2.x?  Because I 
>>>>can't link in libraries compiled with an older version of cygwin g++.
>>>>/c/temp/cppunit-1.8.0/src/cppunit/TestSucessListener.cpp: undefined 
>>>>reference to `___gxx_personality_v0'
>>>>undefined reference to `__Unwind_Resume'
> gcc 3.2-3 used Dwarf2 exceptions, which worked most of the time. (In fact,
> I don't recall any bug reports at all on cygwin list).  But it didn't work
> with w32api callbacks, nor with some combinations of compiler switches
> (notably -mcpu=i586 or -mno-accumulate-outgoing-args and
> -fomit-frame-pointer).
> cygwin gcc-3.3.1 uses setjmp-longjmp exception mechanism,
> mingw does too and has done since gcc-3.2.1.
> The two undefined references are Dwarf2 specific.  The corresponding
> SjLj symbols are __gxx_personality_sj0 and  __Unwind_SjLj_Resume.
> Danny
Ok, are there command-line switches to change the exception mechanism 
used?  I would like to be able to use cygwin gcc 3.2 to build libraries 
that work with cygwin gcc 3.3.

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