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Re: [PATCH][fortran] Rework allocator library interface


On Thu, 14 Dec 2006, Jack Howarth wrote:

> Richard,
>     I thought that the reworked allocator was approved to
> go into gcc 4.2 branch next week? Won't that eliminate the
> problem?

Yes.

(But I'm w/o internet access from Dec. 16th to Dec. 27th)

Richard.

>           Jack
> 
> On Thu, Dec 14, 2006 at 03:04:34PM +0100, Richard Guenther wrote:
> > 
> > I don't think symbol versioning will help retro-actively here, so to
> > keep unreleased 4.2 libgfortran working we need to either bump the library
> > version number or use new names and continue providing the old ones.
> > We can change the function names without providing the old ones which
> > will result in linker errors rather than crashes.
> > 
> > Until the change is backported to the 4.2 branch we have the (bad)
> > situation that the two libgfortrans claim to be compatible but are not.
> > 
> > Richard.
> > 
> > --
> > Richard Guenther <rguenther@suse.de>
> > Novell / SUSE Labs
> 
> 

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Richard Guenther <rguenther@suse.de>
Novell / SUSE Labs


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