naming conflicts in libgcj.a

Bryce McKinlay bryce@waitaki.otago.ac.nz
Mon Jan 28 16:11:00 GMT 2002


Per Bothner wrote:

> * Reduced duplication of literals (Utf8Consts, mainly).
> (I.e. we only need one UtfConst for "java.lang.StringBuffer"
> per package rather than one per class that references it.) 


It can actually do this anyway (with recent GNU binutils) if we can 
teach GCC to put the Utf8Consts into SHF_MERGE sections. GCC supports it 
but for some reason it doesn't happen for Java.

regards

Bryce.




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