killing ASM_IDENTIFY_GCC [branch]

Zack Weinberg zackw@Stanford.EDU
Wed Apr 11 08:37:00 GMT 2001


On Wed, Apr 11, 2001 at 09:27:31AM -0400, Daniel Berlin wrote:
> "Zack Weinberg" <zackw@Stanford.EDU> writes:
> 
> > On Wed, Apr 11, 2001 at 02:34:47AM -0400, Daniel Berlin wrote:
> > > Mark Mitchell <mark@codesourcery.com> writes:
> > > 
> > > > I'm not qualified to review this patch since there are too many funky
> > > > targets I don't know about.
> > > 
> > > This patch will break STABS in gdb.
> > 
> > Can you expand a bit more?  I remember you saying that it didn't use
> > gcc2_compiled. at all.
> A little more investigation shows I missed the small part of the
> source that sets the value of a global variable that *is* used
> (because it's really in dbxread.c, not stabsread.c, where one would
> expect it).

Hmmm.

Could we get away with changing the gcc2_compiled.: symbol to a N_OPT
stab on all platforms?  I see logic to accept this in dbxread.c and I
think it wouldn't cause nearly so many problems.

zw



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