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Re: [RFC] libgcov.c re-factoring and offline profile-tool


On Fri, 8 Nov 2013, Rong Xu wrote:

> A question about inhibit_libc.
> When inhibit_libc is defined, we provide dummy functions for all the
> __gcov_* methods.
> Is it purposely to minimize the footprint?

inhibit_libc is for use in bootstrap builds when libc headers aren't 
available - for building the compiler used to configure libc and install 
its headers.  (It may have other purposes, but that's one of them.)

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Joseph S. Myers
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