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Re: -Wabi is misdesigned (answers the wrong question)
- From: law at redhat dot com
- To: Joe Buck <jbuck at synopsys dot com>
- Cc: Mark Mitchell <mark at codesourcery dot com>, Michael Matz <matz at suse dot de>, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2003 12:36:55 -0600
- Subject: Re: -Wabi is misdesigned (answers the wrong question)
- Reply-to: law at redhat dot com
In message <20031024113004.A2349@synopsys.com>, Joe Buck writes:
>Another alternative is the following: if we had a dump format that
>would contain a description of the layout of each class that is encountered,
>then we could simply run the compiler twice, once with the 3.2 ABI,
>once with the 3.4 ABI, and then diff the dumps.
:-) I advocated this at some point. You dump out the exported names,
size/layout information for structures and the like. You can then
compare the results between different compilers.