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Re: RFC: attribute "unpadded"



What's the advantage *for users* in being able to emulate the C++ ABI in
C?
Good question.

There is probably little utility for users, but there is utility for tools,
and for other languages.  For example, Ada people have talked about laying
out objects in a C++-compatible way so that objects could be passed back
and forth between the languages.  People who generate C from their
object-oriented language compilers and want C++ interoperability also
would like to make use of this feature.

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Mark Mitchell                mark@codesourcery.com
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