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Re: Migration of mangled names
On Fri, Mar 24, 2006 at 03:15:58PM +0530, Piyush Garyali wrote:
> Is there any solution to fix the troubles which result from the change
> to the name mangling algorithm between 3.2 and 2.95 ?
The troubles do not result from the name mangling algorithm. If anything,
the incompatible name mangling protects users, by making clear that
the code is incompatible.
The layout of C++ objects changed in a major way between 2.95 and 3.x.
If the name mangling had not changed, people would link code that would