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[doc, committed] symbol rename pragmas

I've committed the attached patch on behalf of David Wohlferd, who has no commit access. It was originally proposed here:

After reviewing that thread, I think the change is conservatively correct, and since it's a partial revert of one of David's own previous patches no further approval should be needed to check it in.


2015-02-10  David Wohlferd  <>

	* doc/extend.texi (Symbol-Renaming Pragmas): Restore (slightly
        modified) reference to Solaris.

Index: gcc/doc/extend.texi
--- gcc/doc/extend.texi	(revision 220602)
+++ gcc/doc/extend.texi	(working copy)
@@ -17604,8 +17604,10 @@ adding a call to the @code{.init} sectio
 @subsection Symbol-Renaming Pragmas
 GCC supports a @code{#pragma} directive that changes the name used in
-assembly for a given declaration. This effect can also be achieved
-using the asm labels extension (@pxref{Asm Labels}).
+assembly for a given declaration. While this pragma is supported on all
+platforms, it is intended primarily to provide compatibility with the
+Solaris system headers. This effect can also be achieved using the asm
+labels extension (@pxref{Asm Labels}).
 @table @code
 @item redefine_extname @var{oldname} @var{newname}

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