Subject: Re: crunchgen changes to use symbol renaming instead of symbolhiding
To: Izumi Tsutsui <>
From: James Chacon <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 01/23/2003 10:27:22
What? So large? I was able to read the entire diff set in a reasonable amount
of time and easily understand what it's doing.

This is not a large change and is mostly self contained in 1 new routine...


>In article <>
> wrote:
>> Nothing should stop adding patches locally to our binutils. Thats part
>> of the point of importing them in. It was getting the patches back to the
>> maintainers that was the sticking point in the past but that should mostly
>> be moot now with a designated point of contact.
>If the patch is a trivial fix, it could be applied to our tree first.
>But in this case, changes are so large (adding new flags/functions)
>that it would cause compatibility problem and it would also make it
>harder to import newer binutils release tree in the future.
>We had many "significant divergence" in doc/3RDPARTY.
>Izumi Tsutsui