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Re: C++ Issue on GCC 3.0 branch
- To: "John David Anglin" <dave at hiauly1 dot hia dot nrc dot ca>
- Subject: Re: C++ Issue on GCC 3.0 branch
- From: law at redhat dot com
- Date: Sun, 06 May 2001 09:35:51 -0700
- cc: mark at codesourcery dot com, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Reply-To: law at redhat dot com
In message <200104231528.LAA10001@hiauly1.hia.nrc.ca>you write:
> > The whole purpose of the change is to not get false hits when collect2
> > search for ctors/dtors which lead to undefined symbols.
> > I'd rather not remove "-p" just because hpux's nm core dumps with the opt
> > unless having the option gives us no benefit. I'm not likely revert the
> > truncation of section names, even if we remove -p. Once bitten, twice sh
> The patch was to remove " -n", not "-p" from NM_FLAGS. HP nm doesn't dump
> core on objects with long subspace names when "-p" is used.
I know that, but that's not a good reason to re-enable long subspace names.
> This is the change to the subspace output. It fixes various missing
> global names. I don't fully understand the problem but I did see that
> the missing constructors in the shared library had truncated names.
> I use GNU nm rather than HP nm for my builds. Thus, there is no possibilty
> for false hits.
I strongly think you're barking up the wrong tree in regards to the truncated
names for ctors. I'm not seeing this problem at all.
> 2001-04-22 John David Anglin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> * som.h: Don't truncate subspace names.
This patch is not OK. Please do not install it.