[pph] Add header files to pph.map (issue4639073)

Gabriel Charette gchare@google.com
Mon Jun 27 17:53:00 GMT 2011

On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 10:18 AM, Diego Novillo <dnovillo@google.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 13:13, Gabriel Charette <gchare@google.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 10:06 AM, Diego Novillo <dnovillo@google.com> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 13:01, Gabriel Charette <gchare@google.com> wrote:
>>>> Couldn't we have headers look for their corresponding .pph file by
>>>> default when -fpph-map is on? (especially since pph.map is only
>>>> temporary for the implementation phase)
>>> The problem is with headers that include other headers.  We want to
>>> limit the generation of images to specific headers.  Given that we are
>>> in this initial implementation phase, the simplest approach is to
>>> remember to update pph.map.
>> Well in what I'm proposing we only use the pph file if it was actually
>> generated before (we don't generate it if it's not there). Are there
>> any situations where we have a corresponding pph file, but don't
>> actually want to use it when the fpph-map flag is on? Seems unlikely
>> as we put all the pph files in the pph map for now anyways...
> Headers include other headers.  We are not generating PPH for all headers.
> The mapping file also allows us to control what happens when
> generating a PPH file that emits #include directives itself.  Some of
> those we want to have referenced as PPH, but not all.
> It's really easier for us to remember to update the mapping file
> rather than adding some automatic detection that would have to be
> removed later.

Ok I agree, temporary flags and map files are better then temporary
code for the implementation phase.


> Diego.

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