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Re: Minimal GCC/Linux shared lib + EH bug example
- From: Mark Mitchell <mark at codesourcery dot com>
- To: "Martin v. Loewis" <martin at v dot loewis dot de>, David Abrahams <david dot abrahams at rcn dot com>
- Cc: Jason Merrill <jason at redhat dot com>, "Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve" <rwgk at cci dot lbl dot gov>, "gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org" <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 00:31:52 -0700
- Subject: Re: Minimal GCC/Linux shared lib + EH bug example
--On Monday, May 13, 2002 07:58:20 AM +0200 "Martin v. Loewis"
> "David Abrahams" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> > My feeling is that a user interface like this
>> What do you mean by "like this"?
>> > is just not worth having. It is true that these features
>> Please be specific so that I can understand your position. Which are
>> "these features"?
> Interpreting Mark: "this" is an interface that sometimes works,
> sometimes doesn't.
>> Have you read the rest of the thread? The reasons it doesn't work by
>> accident have been pretty fully explored; if you're still surprised
>> in light of that explanation I'd appreciate knowing why because the
>> rest of us are probably missing something important.
> Mark is right that you just found a special case of a more general
> problem, and that what you consider a solution (do string compares)
> just solves the special case, not the general problem.
Martin, who does not even completely agree with me, has done an excellent
job of elucidating my posting. Thank you!
Mark Mitchell email@example.com
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