Java: Don't mangle "$" characters in identifier names

Bryce McKinlay
Tue Mar 13 13:41:00 GMT 2001

Jason Merrill wrote:

> Apparently someone once decided that using '.' instead of '$' would be a
> good idea on SVR4 platforms.
> Now that the mangling scheme doesn't use either of these, we should remove
> this macro definition, and most of the remaining NO_*_IN_LABEL code around
> the compiler.

What about '$' in labels? Should C++ be mangling those to something else
('__U24_'), or does it not matter?


  [ bryce ]

More information about the Java-patches mailing list