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Re: [C++ patch] Set attributes for C++ runtime library calls


On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 09:53:35AM -0500, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 22, 2013 at 9:38 AM, Alexander Monakov <amonakov@ispras.ru> wrote:
> > On Thu, 22 Aug 2013, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> >> >  - I would like to recall issue if we can make NEW_EXPR annotated with
> >> >    MALLOC attribute.  Without it, it is basically impossible to track
> >> >    any dynamically allocated objects in the middle-end
> >>
> >> operator new is replaceable by user program.
> >
> > But so is malloc?
> 
> no, malloc isn't replaceable.

Is it such a good idea to replace something gcc during bootstrap can
optimize well (malloc/xmalloc etc.) with something that it can't (operator new)?

	Jakub


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