[RFA] Revised C++ ABI abstraction patches

Eli Zaretskii eliz@delorie.com
Fri Mar 16 23:28:00 GMT 2001


> From: Jim Blandy <jimb@zwingli.cygnus.com>
> Date: 15 Mar 2001 13:41:20 -0500
> 
> The names `gnu-v[23]-abi' just indicate that they're implementations
> of some ABI, but the files are actually specifically dealing with C++
> ABI's.  It's not meaningful to talk about an ABI without knowing the
> source language, since an ABI is a binding between a particular source
> language and a particular machine language.

The reason I wanted the previous names was that, unlike with many
other files whose names clash after truncation to 8+3, these files
will be used in building the DJGPP port.  While renaming files via
fnchange.lst might be okay for files that don't go into the build, it
is a PITA for files which do get compiled and linked, because the
Makefile's need to be edited as well.



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