An egcs 1.1.2 patch for frame.h and crtstuff.c

Jeffrey A Law
Sun Feb 28 18:15:00 GMT 1999

  In message < >you write:
  > > > I assume the IN_CRTSTUFF is needed because we only want the external
  > > > references in crtstuff to be weak, not the definitions in frame.c?
  > > 
  > > Yes.
  > How about adding a second declaration of __register_frame_info /
  > __deregister_frame_info in crtstuff.c ?  They would not need to have
  > argument prototypes.  Argument prototypes and attributes are cumulative,
  > i.e. when the second declaration is seen, the compiler maintains a new
  > merged symbol definition wich has the argument prototypes and the
  > merged attribute list.
I think HJ's patch is cleaner than depending on this kind of non-obvious
behavior.  ie, HJ's patch makes it explicitly clear that when compiling
for crtstuff that we want the weak attribute.

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