[rfa:symtab] Delete stabs live range splitting support

Kevin Buettner kevinb@redhat.com
Tue Nov 4 20:37:00 GMT 2003


On Nov 4,  3:25pm, Elena Zannoni wrote:

> Kevin Buettner writes:
>  > On Nov 4,  1:41pm, Andrew Cagney wrote:
>  > 
>  > > GCC never officially supported it, and its bloating each symbol by ~20%.
>  > > 
>  > > Tested on PPC NetBSD which is still using stabs.
>  > 
>  > Does anyone know which ports this code originally benefited?  Does any
>  > existing port still use it?  (A brief inspection of the ChangeLog files
>  > hasn't turned up anything useful.)
>  > 
>  > Kevin
> 
> groundhog day?? (the movie) Somebody pinch me.
> 
> See the thread at:
> http://sources.redhat.com/ml/gdb/2002-06/msg00189.html which refers to
> another thread, which refers to another thread, which refers to
> another thread......

Thanks for the link.  Based on that discussion from over a year ago,
it seems like it should've been killed off then, but wasn't for some
reason.

> Yes kill it! Now!

Sounds like an approval to me...

Kevin



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