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Re: [PATCH] PR libstdc++/13045 / C++ demangler, floating values and function pointer type return type postfix fix.


Carlo Wood <carlo@alinoe.com> writes:

| On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 12:51:45AM +0100, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
| > Carlo Wood <carlo@alinoe.com> writes:
| > | You mean, you rather have demangling failure on ALL targets than the
| > | wrong decimal form on a Cray, but correct ones on all IEEE targets?
| > 
| > No. I mean failue *in case* you can't get it right.
| 
| Your 'No' is a contradiction;

No. It is not.  You may view it as a contradiction, only if you
don't really want to get the thing right.

| there is no other alternative  then that.

Sure, there is.

| The floating point format on a Cray is:

Again, you are assuming that the only alternative available is that of
dumping the object representation.  But that is not the only one!

-- Gaby


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