[PATCH RFC] PARAMS elimination: pointer variables

Andrew Cagney ac131313@cygnus.com
Thu Jun 1 01:53:00 GMT 2000


Kevin Buettner wrote:
> 
> Okay, let's try this again...
> 
> The patch below eliminates PARAMS from (most occurrences of) function
> pointer declarations in the gdb sources.  They were generated entirely
> automatically with a new script which I'll post as a reply to this
> message.
> 
> In this patch, there is no gratuitous reformatting of anything not
> having to do with PARAMS elimination.  I believe there are still
> some changes (regarding assignment statements) that Eli originally
> objected to, but I believe there was enough convincing argument in
> favor of this reformatting to let it stand.  (I'm not averse to
> further discussion on this matter though.)

Yes, thanks!

Can I suggest adding an entry to the NEWS file that includes links back
to the key postings that included the scripts.  Hmm, perhaphs the links
should point back to something in:

	ftp://sourceware.cygnus.com/pub/gdb/infrastructure/

Perhaphs give people a few days to chew on what has just happened before
the commit - GDB has just take in its shaky first step into the '90's -
only 10 years late! :-)

	Andrew


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