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Re: [PATCH] Fix PR debug/14114 [DWARF2 guru needed]


On Thu, 04 Mar 2004 16:23:00 -0800, Zack Weinberg <zack@codesourcery.com> wrote:

> Eric Botcazou <ebotcazou@libertysurf.fr> writes:
>
>>> If the C front end didn't contain a broken data structure, it wouldn't
>>> be passing the same tree twice, yes.  But the brokenness of that data
>>> structure is *unrelated* to the basic design question of whose
>>> responsibility it is to keep track of whether debug information has
>>> already been generated for a given tree.
>>
>> I think it's the front-end responsability, you think it's the back-end 
>> responsability.  Let's have a third opinion.  OK?
>
> Yes, by all means.  Would one of the DWARF2 gurus like to comment?

I think it's appropriate to expect that a single decl only be passed to
dwarf2out_decl once in a compilation.  That's certainly been the
convention, modulo this bug.

Jason


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