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Re: [v3] mutex linkage cleanup
Gabriel Dos Reis <email@example.com> writes:
> The introduction of unnamed namespace was partly motivated by the
> desire to restore original intent, and as a consequence dealing with
> weird restrictions on template arguments and bodies.
> If the back-end (and not the front-end!) can understand that entities
> in unnamed translation units are local to their translation unit, then
> that would be an effective support of the language functionality and
> would make it more widely used.
All that is necessary is to make the C++ front-end stop using
TREE_PUBLIC as an alias for "has internal linkage", by adding some
other bit to mean that, and then write some code to set TREE_PUBLIC
based on whether a particular object could ever be declared outside
the current translation unit. One class of such objects are those
declared in anonymous namespaces.
If someone could do the first part, I can do the second part...