[linux-elitists] Nobody's favorite language? C++ and free software
Wed Mar 26 01:38:57 PST 2003
commence Alan DuBoff quotation:
> On Wednesday 26 March 2003 00:52, Sean Neakums wrote:
>> You can't blame any of it on mangling. The reason different compilers
>> use different mangling schemes is because they use different ABIs
> A good portion of it you can.
No, I cannot. The use of different name mangling schemes was promoted
by Stroustrup solely to prevent people from linking code built with
differing ABIs. It's an effect; differing ABIs is the cause.
Sean Neakums - <email@example.com>
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