[RFA] Revised C++ ABI abstraction patches

Fernando Nasser fnasser@redhat.com
Thu Mar 15 06:21:00 GMT 2001

What about a configuration option  --with-v3abi (or something of a

Default no for 5.1, default on afterwards.


Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Mar 2001, Jim Blandy wrote:
> > They're not fit to be applied yet, since we don't yet automatically
> > detect whether the executable uses the V3 or V2 ABI.
> If it's important for users to be able to support the new ABI, you could
> add a command which tells GDB which ABI to expect, no?
> >       * cp-abi-gnu-v2.c (gnu_v2_destructor_prefix_p,
> [...]
> >       (gnu-v3-abi.o): Add.
> >       (gnu-v2-abi.o): Add.
> So what is it: cp-abi-gnu-v2 or gnu-v2-abi?  I prefer the latter, and I
> thought that was the conclusion of the earlier discussions about that.

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