[RFA] stabs: remember types that cross reference another type

Joel Brobecker brobecker@gnat.com
Fri Dec 5 00:22:00 GMT 2003


> Yes, but the comment before that loop you are changing needs some
> revamping. Reading it, it really looks like it is a useless/obsoleted
> thing we are doing here, while now it's not the case anymore. I mean,
> it is useful.

yes, I agree. I am not sure how much information to keep though.
Would the following be ok?

  /* If this type has already been declared, then reuse the same type
     rather than allocating a new one.  This saves some memory.  */

The current comment is:

        /* Now check to see whether the type has already been
           declared.  This was written for arrays of cross-referenced
           types before we had TYPE_CODE_TARGET_STUBBED, so I'm pretty
           sure it is not necessary anymore.  But it might be a good
           idea, to save a little memory.  */

-- 
Joel



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