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WWW patch for Re: [patch] Remove BOUNDED macros


On Wed, 20 May 2003, Geoff Keating wrote:
> *sigh*.  I was looking forward to having bounds checking.

Me, too.  One alternative are the patches listed at
http://gcc.gnu.org/extensions.html, currently maintained by Herman
ten Brugge.

To update documentation, I just committed the patch below:

  Remove references to Greg McGary's fat-pointer bounds checker.

Gerald

Index: extensions.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/extensions.html,v
retrieving revision 1.29
diff -u -3 -p -r1.29 extensions.html
--- extensions.html	12 May 2003 06:14:46 -0000	1.29
+++ extensions.html	21 May 2003 10:25:06 -0000
@@ -48,14 +48,6 @@ compiled without bounds checking.</p>
 <a href="ftp://nscs.fast.net/pub/binaries/boundschecking/example.html#Example";>
 compilation and execution</a> of an example program.</p>

-<p>These patches are unrelated to the fat pointer bounds checking
-patches by Greg McGary &lt;gkm@eng.ascend.com&gt; which change the
-size of pointers and require building modified versions of libc and
-most other libraries that your program calls.  Greg's patches will
-eventually be incorporated into GCC.  If you can use Greg's fat
-pointer bounds checker, it has the advantage of better run-time
-performance and support for languages other than C.</p>
-
 <h2>
 <a href="http://www.immunix.org/stackguard.html";>StackGuard</a></h2>


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