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

Bryce McKinlay bryce@albatross.co.nz
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?

regards

  [ bryce ]




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