[BC ABI] gcj-abi-2-dev-branch created

Andrew Haley aph@redhat.com
Fri Apr 16 21:02:00 GMT 2004

Per Bothner writes:
 > Andrew Haley wrote:
 > > Much remains to be done.  Some of the important missing things are:
 > * Documentation?
 > If this is to be a stable ABI it needs to be documented, with some
 > indication of what is implemented and what remains to be done.

Unquestionably.  As it stands at the present time the interface is
scrappy and somewhat ad hoc, and not a real final candidate for
standardization.  In particular, there are the address tables and the
offset tables and the constant pool, and there is functional overlap
between them.

 > Ideally there should be both an informal overview and a detailed
 > complete specification.  The former might be a useful paper for
 > the Gcc developer's conference,

That's already in progress.


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