Bug 3969 - bug #1075 (vtable thunk problems) still present in 6.0
bug #1075 (vtable thunk problems) still present in 6.0
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: egcs (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-07-09 16:24 EDT by collinsr
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-07-26 17:04:26 EDT
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Description collinsr 1999-07-09 16:24:54 EDT
Per the comment at the end of bug #1075:

>  ------- Additional Comments From jturner@redhat.com
>          06/29/99 13:46 -------
> Are you still seeing this bug with egcs-1.1.2-12
> (distributed with 6.0)?  Reopen this bug if you are
> still seeing these problems.

... the test program included in the bug reports still
generates incorrect output on a RH 6.0 system:

$ uname -a
Linux ba2.cs.rpi.edu 2.2.10 #8 SMP Fri Jun 25 20:01:48 EDT
1999 i686 unknown

$ g++ -v
Reading specs from
gcc version egcs-2.91.66 19990314/Linux (egcs-1.1.2 release)
Comment 1 Jim Kingdon 1999-07-26 17:04:59 EDT
If I understand the discussion of bug #1075 correctly, the problem
cannot be solved without changing the C++ ABI (one way or the other,
either to -fno-vtable-thunks, or for the "ABI overhaul" which Jason
referred to on egcs-bugs).  The current plan (and subject to all the
usual disclaimers about we don't preannounce releases or however those
disclaimers go) is that we are not going to change the C++ ABI in
the next release of Red Hat Linux (for example, we will ship
egcs 1.1.2 rather than gcc 2.95).

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