end of the 'evil mangler' ?

Duncan Coutts dcoutts@cray.com
Tue, 21 Aug 2001 11:34:23 -0500

Hi all,

Are we ever likely to see the end of the 'evil mangler'?
With gcc 3.x and it's selection of __atribute__ annotations (eg noreturn,
pure, const, naked etc) would we be able to iliminate the need for the


What kind of annotations would gcc need before we could dump the mangler?


Ps. this is all just wishful thinking, as I'm currently faced with the
prospect of modifying the EM.