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Re: [PATCH] Boolize darwin's target files, and clean up and fix compat testcases

On Apr 12, 2004, at 12:22 PM, Andrew Pinski wrote:
On Apr 12, 2004, at 15:03, Dale Johannesen wrote:
On Apr 12, 2004, at 6:29 AM, Andrew Pinski wrote:
To help out for fixing part of the darwin back-end so that it will only find out if the
function needs a stub only when outputting the symbol, I made two new functions,
machopic_define_data_name and machopic_define_function_name which right now just do the
same as machopic_define_name just to do.

So you expect these to diverge in the future, right?

Yes, I am changing when the back-end figures out if the symbol needs to be a stub or not
to fix a regression which I introduced after fixing a build regression which was introduced
by one of Roger Sayle's combine patch. Here is the plan I had in mind.

When a function is declared (meaning a function body is there),

That's defined, not declared, in the standard terminology. (I wouldn't care except that
declared means something else.)

the function gets added to a
declared list. When the function is being outputted the branches to a symbol is checked to see
if it is in the declared list and if it is, then just output the symbol name. Otherwise, output
the name of the stub for the symbol and then add it to the stub list if it is not already there.

I don't know about the bug, but in general this isn't a very useful thing to do. If the compiler
just inserts stubs for all calls the linker will get rid of all that the compiler could have.
Furthermore when it was tried before a couple of years ago it broke things, although I forget how.

Right now eon in SPEC 2K cannot compile because the patch which I added to fix the build regression
and I was hoping to get some numbers so that I can compare the tree-ssa with the mainline soon
for the FSF's gcc.

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