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Re: Speeding up blame

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-05-24 16:02:54 CEST

"Peter N. Lundblad" <peter@famlundblad.se> writes:
> > > A new RA function can go into 1.1, as long as no interfaces are taken
> > > away.
> I don't understand this. If we add a new function pointer to the rA
> vtable, then any RA implementation that is done for 1.0 will be
> ABI-incompatible with 1.1. Or isn't the compatibility guarantees about
> ABI?

Can't we add new functions to the end of the table, due to C's
guarantees about structure member ordering and alignment? I presume
these guarantees apply even to structures of function pointers...

(In which case this work does not need to be done on a branch.)

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Received on Mon May 24 17:20:54 2004

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