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Re: Should we import gnulib under gcc/ or at the top-level like libiberty?


On Sun, Jul 10, 2016 at 10:15 AM, Manuel López-Ibáñez
<lopezibanez@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 23 June 2016 at 18:02, Pedro Alves <palves@redhat.com> wrote:
>> But on the other hand, the idea of maintaining multiple gnulib
>> copies isn't that appealing either.  Considering that the long
>> term desired result ends up with a libiberty that is no longer a
>> portability library, but instead only an utilities library, then to
>> get to that stage, the other programs in the binutils-gdb repo which
>> rely on libiberty too, binutils proper, gas, ld, gold, etc., need
>> to be converted to use gnulib as well.  And then a single
>> gnulib sounds even more appealing.
>
> AFAICT, the only "utilities" found in libiberty not appropriate for
> gnulib is the demangler. That would be more appropriate for a
> libdemangler library shared among all gnutools.

Does gnulib have a functional equivalent to the pex and simple-object
mini-libraries?

Ian


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