RFC: libiberty PATCH to disable demangling of ancient mangling schemes

Jason Merrill jason@redhat.com
Fri Dec 7 21:00:00 GMT 2018

On 12/7/18 12:48 PM, Tom Tromey wrote:
>>>>>> "Pedro" == Pedro Alves <palves@redhat.com> writes:
> Pedro> I would say that it's very, very unlikely, and not worth it of the
> Pedro> maintenance burden.
> Agreed, and especially true for the more unusual demanglings like Lucid
> or EDG.
> On the gdb side perhaps we can get rid of "demangle-style" now.  It
> probably hasn't worked properly in years, and after this it would be
> guaranteed not to.

So, here's the patch to tear out the old code, which passes the GCC 
regression testsuite.  I also tried building binutils/gdb with it, and 
both will need to remove code that calls cplus_mangle_opname for dealing 
with the old mangling scheme.

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