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RE: [PATCH, libgcc] Disable JCR section when java is not enabled

Ping, as wasting 8 bytes of RAM isn't ignorable on embedded system.

OK to trunk stage 1?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Tromey []
> Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2013 21:32
> To: Jakub Jelinek
> Cc: Joey Ye;;; H.J. Lu; gcc-patches; 'Ian
> Lance Taylor'
> Subject: Re: [PATCH, libgcc] Disable JCR section when java is not enabled
> Jakub> Given the state of gcj that it is now only rarely used and most
> Jakub> people just use OpenJDK instead, wouldn't it be a good idea to
> Jakub> just require that gcj code is linked using gcj driver or, if
> Jakub> linked in any other driver, just using a special non-default
> Jakub> option (-flink-jcr or similar), that would be automatically set
> Jakub> by gcj driver, move this JCR stuff out of the normal crt* files
> Jakub> and put it into crtjava*.o instead, and only link in if
> Jakub> -flink-jcr is passed or gcj driver used?  Or treat -lgcj as that
> Jakub> magic switch?
> The irony of the situation is that this would require significantly more
> than has gone into gcj in the past N years.
> Jakub> Also, looking at crtstuff.c makes me wonder where are classes
> Jakub> deregistered, there are only calls to _Jv_RegisterClasses, but
> Jakub> never to to deregistration, wonder what happens if you dlclose a
> Jakub> shared library with registered classes.
> I think we never implemented class GC for compiled classes, though it's
> to remember.
> Tom

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