[PATCH] Outwit compiler dead code elimination in break.exp test
Mon Dec 1 18:10:00 GMT 2003
> I know that GCC will now, when -O is specified, inline (and thence
> eliminate) pure functions. However, I don't think that should occure
> when -O isn't specified.
It doesn't. The gdb specifically uses optimization for the test that
is currently failing:
FAIL: gdb.base/break.exp: run until breakpoint set at small function, optimized file
> As for stopping GCC from eliminating code - last time this came up (ref
> store.exp) it was recommended that the .c files be split so that GCC
> couldn't see the potential optimization.
If that is the prefered solution, I can rework the patch.
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