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Re: [Janitor] Unused macros in dwarfout.c


Jason Merrill <jason@redhat.com> writes:

> On Sun, 01 Jun 2003 17:40:37 +0200, Andreas Jaeger <aj@suse.de> wrote:
>
>> Jason Merrill <jason@redhat.com> writes:
>>
>>> These bits of code are parts of DWARF that we currently choose not to emit,
>>> and comments about why we don't emit them.  It's not clear to me that this
>>> is junk.
>>
>> Are we sure that the code as is is correct?  I'm not sure whether we
>> like to keep code a round that might bitrot over time.
>
> I think that varies; some dead code is useful as commentary, some is just
> clutter.  I think this particular code is useful.

Ok, then I take back this patch.

>> If people want to use these parts of DWARF, they might nevertheless have
>> to check it and get it working.
>
> Sure, but it's clean and well-commented, so that should be pretty
> straightforward.

Shouldn't we then document them in doc/tm.texi?
Andreas
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