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Re: arm: Cannot handle identifiers with '$' character

On Mon, 2005-09-12 at 22:24 +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
> > On arm only, gcc cannot handle C identifiers like:
> > 
> > static void L1__GET_$ENVIRONMENT__defmacro()
> please could you (or somebody having access to an arm machine) check,
> if the problem exists in gcc-3.4 and/or gcc-snapshot as well?
> if these fail as well, is it possible to build the package using
> gcc-3.3 on arm?

>From what Camm told me before, it sounds like this problem only exists
in gcc-4.0.

I haven't investigated this issue at all, but at a first guess I would
say this is caused by the patches to support the new ARM EABI (in which
all identifiers containing $ are reserved).  We should probably back out
that change in Debian, at least for the time being.


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