[RFA] Revised C++ ABI abstraction patches

Andrew Cagney ac131313@cygnus.com
Thu Mar 15 13:46:00 GMT 2001

Jim Blandy wrote:
> Michael Elizabeth Chastain <chastain@cygnus.com> writes:
> > Lightly proofread, no obvious errors found.
> Great.  That means all the bugs still there are non-obvious, and will
> take a long time to find.  Just make my day, will you.  (Thanks.)
> > I would prefer constructor_prefix_p et al to be real functions rather
> > than macros.  When I single-step code in gdb, it's a lot easier to follow
> > real functions than macros.
> I agree completely.  But it is not the standard practice (see target.h
> and elsewhere) and others don't seem to mind.  So I reined in my prima
> donna urges and left them as macros.

Standard pratice is to use functions.  Per the thread on the
xfer_memory() change - target.h will be fixed :-)


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