[RFA] Revised C++ ABI abstraction patches

Eli Zaretskii eliz@delorie.com
Mon Mar 19 11:58:00 GMT 2001


> From: Jim Blandy <jimb@zwingli.cygnus.com>
> Date: 19 Mar 2001 12:39:27 -0500
> 
> Eli Zaretskii <eliz@delorie.com> writes:
> > > 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.
> 
> I knuckled under, and used gnu-v[23]-abi'.

Thanks.



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