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Re: RFC Speed up dbxout.c a bit
On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 10:00:29AM -0700, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> Daniel Jacobowitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Unfortunately this won't work. Did you test on a target which breaks
> > up stab strings? GDB (and probably other consumers) do a similar
> > process of only putting the string back together in certain places.
> > The majority of the code will fall down if you insert backslashes
> > arbitrarily.
> Ugh. I guess I didn't test on such a target. Do you know what the
> constraints are? If it's a simple rule like 'only at semicolons' it
> won't be that hard to do after the fact.
They're quite arbitrary. Take a look at STABS_CONTINUE (and one call
in dbxread.c; you'll find it if you search for "cretinous").