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Re: C++ demangler horrors


On Jun 28, 2003, "H. J. Lu" <hjl@lucon.org> wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 28, 2003 at 07:59:00AM -0700, H. J. Lu wrote:

>> My patch doesn't requrie it. But some people don't like the way I solved
>> the problem with
>> 
>> ar -d ....
>> ar rc ....

It's not about not liking.  Consider a parallel build in which someone
is linking with libiberty while demangler goes and modifies it.  Bad
idea.  And splitting this into demangler like this won't fix it:

> all:
> 	$(MAKE) -C ../libiberty [new_demangler|old_demangler]

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