Fix c++/9393

Zack Weinberg zack@codesourcery.com
Sat Apr 12 03:03:00 GMT 2003


Geoff Keating <geoffk@geoffk.org> writes:

> Zack Weinberg <zack@codesourcery.com> writes:
>
>> Geoffrey Keating <gkeating@apple.com> writes:
>> 
>> > This patch lets you have reproducibility if you want it, determinism
>> > if you want it, and correct behaviour all the time.
>> 
>> Suggest that with -v, you print out a suitable -frandom-seed= switch
>> to reproduce the behavior, like we do for the GGC memory-size
>> heuristics? 
>
> I don't see an need for this.  In all the time that GCC's had this
> behaviour, I've never heard a request to be able to control this value
> for debugging GCC; it's mostly so that people can build the same
> sources and get the same .o files.
>
> I don't want to needlessly expand the -v output.  It's already pretty big.

Yeah, on reflection, there's no good reason why a bug would depend on
the exact value.  Suggestion withdrawn.

zw



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