Is gcc reentrant.

Per Bothner bothner@cygnus.com
Thu Feb 18 21:38:00 GMT 1999


> I do not want to link in all of a particular class which
> might be redundant most of the times.

There are hooks in the compiler and binutils to do this for C++.
We intend to do something similar for Java, but I have no idea when.

> I wanted
> to reenter jc1 on all the classes that it figured out in the last runs.

I don't know how you "reenter" jc1, but no, jc1 is not re-entrant.

> I tried out some trivial analysis and thought that all the
> memory was being provided for by the obstacks.

Gcc uses a ton of global variables.

	--Per Bothner
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