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Re: gcc 3.0 cannot compile pooma
- To: Zack Weinberg <zackw at Stanford dot EDU>
- Subject: Re: gcc 3.0 cannot compile pooma
- From: Benjamin Kosnik <bkoz at redhat dot com>
- Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2001 15:50:06 -0700 (PDT)
- cc: Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr at codesourcery dot com>, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, libstdc++ at gcc dot gnu dot org
> It's not at all clear to me what the c_shadow headers are trying to do
> or why they don't work. However, closing namespaces and extern "C"
> blocks at the _beginning_ of a header and opening them at the _end_
> looks, at the very least, impossibly fragile.
the extern "C" bits have to go. They add needless complexity: a patch
that removed them (in both math.h and bits/std_cmath.h in the c_shadow
directory) can be considered pre-approved.
The namespace trickery has to remain, however.
> Nathan Meyers' description of the original shadow concept seemed a lot
> simpler and more likely to work properly, to me (I thought it was
> somewhere on cantrip.org but I can't find it anymore).
Hmm. Here's the URL: