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Re: Ada character types : tree code and DW_AT_encoding


>>>>> "Jim" == James E Wilson <wilson@specifix.com> writes:

Jim> Java uses CHAR_TYPE.  So Ada would not be the only supported language
Jim> using it if you switched to it.

I was under the impression that CHAR_TYPE was deprecated, so I
purposely avoided it in gcjx.  I'm not sure where I got that
impression though.

Jim> I think it would be better if the language front ends switched to
Jim> using CHAR_TYPE for character types.  Otherwise the debug output
Jim> routines need a lot of code to tell which integer types are actually
Jim> character types, and this is going to be hard to get right.

Interesting.  Good thing to document somewhere.

Tom


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