[C++-sig] [Python-Dev] GCC version compatibility

Christoph Ludwig cludwig at cdc.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de
Sat Jul 16 12:13:58 CEST 2005

On Sun, Jul 10, 2005 at 07:41:06PM +0200, "Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
> Christoph Ludwig wrote:
> > My point is: The test implemented in the 2.4.1 configure script gives a wrong
> > result if your platform happens to be x86 Linux with ELF binaries and 
> > g++ 4.0. 
> > But I digress. It's not that important for our discussion whether a C++
> > compiler must / should / is allowed to add exception handling code to the
> > call of an extern "C" function. The point is that some do *unless* they see
> > the function definition. I contend the test involving two TUs matches more
> > closely the situation with ccpython.cc than the current test.
> Maybe. For Python 2.4, feel free to contribute a more complex test. For
> Python 2.5, I would prefer if the entire code around ccpython.cc was
> removed.

I submitted patch #1239112 that implements the test involving two TUs for
Python 2.4. I plan to work on a more comprehensive patch for Python 2.5 but
that will take some time.


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