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Re: gnat-3.2 transition plan

Florian Weimer writes:
> Matthew Wilcox <willy@debian.org> writes:
> > On Sun, Mar 02, 2003 at 11:33:18AM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
> >> Please drop shared library support altogether.  It is currently not
> >> worth the trouble.  GNAT ABIs change from version to version, and the
> >> run-time library can be built only with the corresponding version of
> >> the compiler.  This means that a lot of work is required each time a
> >> new GNAT version is released.
> >
> > How is this different from G++?
> Not much, I fear.  One C++ ABI transition per year has to be expected
> from now on?  (ACT releases a new public version about once a year.)

Rumour says, that there will be one more C++ ABI change to fix bugs
found after the gcc-3.2 release (maybe for gcc-3.4), and then the C++
ABI will be stable ...

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