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Re: Common C++ ABI
- From: Bob Jamison <rjamison at lincom-asg dot com>
- To: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 13:29:35 -0500
- Subject: Re: Common C++ ABI
Jim Wilson wrote:
Some interoperability may be possible in some special circumstances. We may
be close enough that it would be possible for one vendor to release a compiler
that is bug-compatible with another vendor. The FSF is unlikely to do this,
but we might see commercial compilers for GNU/Linux that are bug-compatible
It remains pure unobtainium! ;-)
Maybe I was just thinking wishfully, but isn't this
the whole point to standardizing binary interfaces?
g++ has always worked with g++ of the same version.
Is cross-version compatibility the only benefit of the
By the way, 3.2 compiles on Irix6.5 and Solaris2.6 here
with tweaking, and cleanly on RH Limbo. Nice work,