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Re: [libstdc++] New FAQ entry (ABI)
On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 04:53:27PM -0500, Phil Edwards wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 10:40:37PM +0100, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> > > Nathan answered somebody's ABI question with a good writeup, and
> > > we decided to include it in the FAQ.
> > Shouldn't this go into the main FAQ instead? ABI is more related to the
> > compiler (G++ in this case) than to the library, isn't it?
> I'm no expert. :-) If you or somebody moves it, I'll just update the v3
> FAQ to jump there instead of jumping down the same page.
If you read the proposed entry and think it over, you will realize that
the overwhelming majority of the work in establishing a C++ ABI is library
work. Probably there should be a link from the main FAQ, to explain why
having a compiler-level ABI is only the beginning.